PHOTO GALLERY: 'Daily Show' 'Correspondent' Larry Wilmore speaks at MLK celebration

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 11:18 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Larry Wilmore, who is the "senior black correspondent" on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" spoke Wednesday evening at Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts for a belated celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.


Larry Wilmore, a comedian and writer appeared Wednesday evening at Missouri Theatre. Wilmore delivered an entertaining message about race and diversity in the US.
Larry Wilmore, comedian and writer, has written for shows such as "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "The Jamie Foxx Show." He has also appeared on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart as the show's "Senior Black Correspondent."
Larry Wilmore signs copies of his book, "I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts" for Ie'shia McDonald, 19, and Kara White, 19, Wednesday evening.
Ty Christian presented a replica of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial statue in Washington to Michael Middleton on behalf of MU on Wednesday evening. Christian graduated from MU in 1977 and played a key role in organizing the memorial.

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