This infographic shows the evolution of Black Comedy in the United States from 1874 to 1988. Starting with legends such as Moms Mabley and Redd Foxx. Then continuing all the way to some of the stars starting to take over the comedy scene today. You can see all your favorites on the list such as Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, Dave Chapelle, Chris Rock, and of course Richard Pryor just to name a few.
Infographic by Black Comedians