Online Event: Social Justice Power Hour: Sampson McCormick
Monday, November 22, 2021 – 7:00PM to 8:00PM
Sampson is an experience, down-to-earth comedic force of nature, & has been one of the most celebrated & sought-after voices of diversity in comedy for nearly two decades.
A cult favorite with an international following, he’s headlined venues including the historic Howard Theater, Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts, Laugh Factory in Hollywood, San Francisco Punch Line, Harvard University, & has been shattering barriers, headlining major numerous mainstream venues including the Howard Theater, & in 2018 became the first LGBTQIA comic ever to perform at a Smithsonian Institution.
In addition to many notable collaborations, including appearances in stage productions, most notably an off-Broadway run of “BBoy Blues: The Stage Play”, Sampson has been featured on BET, TV One, VICELAND, highly acclaimed comedy specials “Don’t Make Me Take Off My Earrings”, “The Shade of It All”, “That B!%@# Better Be Funny” (which was considered for a Grammy nomination in 2014), the documentary film “A Tough Act To Follow”, “Pigs Without Blankets” with Alan Cummings, & co-starred in 2017’s Oscar-Nominated Film “I Live Here.”
An award-winning entertainer, Sampson’s comedy offers riveting, refreshing & original takes on religion, sexuality, racism, life & politics~ all those things you aren’t supposed to talk about in polite company but we always are choppin’ up here on the Power Hour!
Join Sampson & our own BRCSJ Chief Activist Robt Seda-Schreiber in virtual community-buildin’ conversation equally empowerin’ & entertainin’
Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice virtual HQ
The BRCSJ Social Justice Power Hour is broadcasting live every weeknight from our FB page with fabulous & meaningful guest stars each & every nite!
Whereas we hope you join us live, if you miss any broadcasts, all of our over 400 Power Hour’s are always available for your viewin’ pleasure aqui~