The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
America's Failing Schools
Season 2 • 05/05/2016
Larry gives a rundown of various ways that America's public schools are coming up short.
Panel - President Obama's Perception ProblemThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Quinta Brunson, Mike Yard and Robin Thede examine the reasons behind the disconnect between President Obama's accomplishments and the public's perception of his legacy.
Donald Trump Pushes a Ted Cruz Conspiracy TheoryThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump suggests that Ted Cruz's father was aligned with John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
Ted Cruz's Painful ExitThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
After losing Indiana's presidential primary to Donald Trump, Ted Cruz follows up his concession speech with a botched attempt at physical affection.
Panel - Is Donald Trump Unstoppable?The Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Meghan Markle, Ricky Velez and Franchesca Ramsey adjust to the reality of Donald Trump's role as the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee.
Blacklash 2016: The Unblackening - Ted Cruz Calls It QuitsThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
GOP candidate Ted Cruz bows out of the presidential race, and campaign strategist Chad Estrada explains what went wrong.
Black Magic - Eric Jones Explains the Donald Trump PhenomenonThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Magician Eric Jones illustrates Donald Trump's chances of becoming the Republican presidential nominee while striking terror into the hearts of the Nightly Show contributors.
Keep It 100 - Bill Cosby's Lawyer or Donald Trump's Vice President?The Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Larry faces a choice between two unbearable occupations.
Panel - The State of Baseball in AmericaThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Ken Burns, Mike Yard and Holly Walker give their take on why Major League Baseball teams are experiencing a decline in African-American players.
Georgetown University's Legacy of SlaveryThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Resident blegghead Felonious Munk weighs in on whether Georgetown University owes a debt to the descendants of its former slaves.
Larry's Cinco de Mayo Celebration & President Obama's Trip to Flint, MIThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Grace Parra educates Larry about Cinco de Mayo, and President Obama visits Flint, MI, to help calm residents' fears about the city's contaminated water crisis.
America's Failing SchoolsThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
A sampling of crises and controversies plaguing public schools paints a sorry picture of education in the U.S.
Panel - President Obama Gets Optimistic About Race in AmericaThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Aida Rodriguez, Mike Yard and Franchesca Ramsey weigh in on President Obama's claim that race relations have improved in the U.S. since he graduated college in 1983.
President Obama Talks Race at Howard UniversityThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
President Obama tells Howard University's predominantly African-American graduates to "be confident in your blackness," drawing outrage from Fox News's Tucker Carlson.
Superbugs on the RiseThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
A CDC report sounds the alarm about the spread of superbug viruses, and Larry examines the dysfunctional relationship between an antibiotic and an antibiotic-resistant strain.
Blacklash 2016: The Unblackening - Donald Trump Bashes Hillary Clinton for Her Husband's AffairsThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Donald Trump (Bob DiBuono) argues that he's a more female-friendly presidential candidate than Hillary Clinton, citing her husband's treatment of women as evidence.
Keep It 100 - Supporting Donald Trump for a Musical CauseThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
An audience member asks if Larry would be willing to vote for Donald Trump in exchange for bringing Prince and Michael Jackson back to life.
"Little Obama" Ice Cream in RussiaThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
A Russian company releases a chocolate-covered ice cream bar in packaging that features a racially offensive depiction of a young Barack Obama.
China Cracks Down on Erotic Banana EatingThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
The Chinese government issues a ban against seductively eating bananas during live webcam sessions, and Grace Parra demonstrates several non-sexual ways to consume the fruit.
Keep It 100 - Larry's Psychic DilemmaThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
Larry chooses to have his innermost thoughts exposed to either someone he loves or someone he hates.
West Point Photo ControversyThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreS2
West Point launches an investigation into a pre-graduation photo showing 16 African-American female cadets with their fists raised in the air.
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