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Hasan Minhaj hosted the first Comedy Series show since 2019.  Photo: Mandee Johnson / Wikimedia Commons
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Hasan Minhaj displays mastery of emotions during UB Comedy Series performance

With a routine ranging from Minhaj’s “broken balls” to an unreleased “Patriot Act” scene that he said could’ve resulted in his murder for mocking Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Minhaj’s performance displayed the witty humor, heartfelt directness and bold execution that has made him such a comedic success.  


Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke to Spectrum reporters in the Center for the Arts Wednesday.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses inequality and affecting change

Nikole Hannah-Jones served as UB’s 46th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Keynote Speaker Wednesday at the Center for the Arts. Her 50-minute Q&A session touched on the value of representation in education, the importance of affecting positive change and the idea that progress toward racial equality isn’t guaranteed.


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