Not too late for Larry Wilmore

January 19, 2015 11:57 PM

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Not too late for Larry Wilmore

PASADENA, Calif. - When Larry Wilmore takes the stage tonight as the star of Comedy Central's newest late-night show, he'll be making a difference in more ways than one. Yes, he's among the very few African-Americans to star in a category of television that continues to be overwhelmingly white.

So "irony intended," Wilmore says, when he's asked about launching on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, quipping, "I had a dream that I had a job."

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