Dave Chappelle’s High School to Rename Theater After Comic Regardless of Fundraising Contest Outcome

Dave Chappelle’s High School to Rename Theater After Comic Regardless of Fundraising Contest Outcome
Duke Ellington School of the Arts will rename one of the institution’s theaters after Dave Chappelle no matter the outcome of a fundraising contest the comic suggested after his recent visit to the school apparently went off the rails.

Earlier this month, not long after his Netflix special The Closer created a firestorm, Chappelle’s alma mater announced it would postpone a ceremony to rename a theater after the comedian.

Last Tuesday, the Grammy-winning comic held a Q&a session for a packed crowd of students at the Washington, D.C., school, where those who took issue with his latest and highly controversial Netflix ...
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