Comedians share laughs to raise funds, lift up victims of Charleston Massacre


By Demetria Irwin

Stand-Up Charleston

It’s been roughly six weeks since the massacre in Charleston, South Carolina left nine innocent people dead. The tragedy has prompted several fundraising efforts across the country.

Add a group of comedians in Brooklyn to that list.

The event was called Stand-Up for Charleston and was yet another example of the intersection of art and activism.

Six stand-up comedians and one DJ (DJ Chela) offered up their talents to a packed room at the Bell House in the …read more

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