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Whoopi Goldberg —Gaines, Ann.

A biography of the single mother, former welfare recipient, and one-time drug addict whose determination helped her become a successful actress and television personality.

Bill Cosby

A look at the legendary TV comic whose life away from the cameras has often been anything but funny. After flunking out of high school, Cosby's hilarious riffs on life connected with audiences, and he became a stand-up a...

Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar —Cook, Kevin, 1956-

"When The Flip Wilson Show debuted in 1970, black faces were still rare on television, black hosts nonexistent. So how did Clerow "Flip" Wilson go from Jersey City grade-school dropout to national celebrity, heralded on ...

I can't make this up : life lessons —Hart, Kevin, 1979- author, narrator.
Book On CD
2017
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The actor and comedian presents a memoir on the importance of believing in oneself, sharing stories about the addiction and abuse that marked his childhood and how his unique way of looking at the world enabled his survi...

I am the new black —Morgan, Tracy, 1968-
Book On CD
2009
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The comedic actor known for his work on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" chronicles his life from his youth in the Coney Island projects and the death of his father to his discovery by Martin Lawrence and Lorne Michae...

Chris Rock : a biography of a comic genius —Gitlin, Marty.

"Discusses the life of Chris Rock, including his childhood in New York City, his rise to stardom as a stand-up comic, his family life, and his work in movies and television"-- Provided by publisher.

I am the new black —Morgan, Tracy, 1968-
Eaudiobook
2009

The outrageously funny, heartbreaking, and surprising story of Tracy Morgan's rise from ghetto wiseass to superstar comedian...

The awkward thoughts of W. Kamau Bell : tales of a 6' 4", African American, heterosexual, cisgender, left-leaning, asthmatic, black and proud blerd, mama's boy, dad, and stand-up comedian —Bell, W. Kamau, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2017
Availability: 1 of 1

W. Kamau Bell delivers a humorous, well-informed take on the world today, tackling a wide range of issues, such as: race relations; fatherhood; the state of law enforcement today; comedians and superheroes; right-wing po...

Living in color : what's funny about me —Davidson, Tommy, author.

In 1990, Tommy Davidson burst onto the scene in the Emmy Award-winning show, In Living Color, a pioneering sketch comedy show, featuring a multi-racial cast of actors and dancers who spoke to an underrepresented new gene...

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