If laughing at Dave Chappelle’s jokes is wrong, I don’t want to be right: a Feminist Confession.

Yes, his jokes are offensive but that doesn’t mean his contribution to the political debate isn’t valid. In a world where comedians occupy a special place in the democratic discourse, we dismiss Chappelle’s critique at our own peril.

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Barbara Bedont

Barbara Bedont

professional trouble-maker, lawyer (not the kind that makes lots of money), writer, activist. I write about current events with a gender and class perspective.