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How This Black Kansas City Comic Finds Humor In Unfunny Times

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Kansas City comedian Ameerah Sanders, wearing a white shirt and gold chain, points at the camera with both hands.
Ameerah Sanders
Ameerah Sanders is a screenwriter and comedian based in Kansas City, Missouri. She's a regular at the KC Improv Comedy Club and has opened for Fortune Feimster, Nikki Glaser, and Hari Konabolu.

A young black comedian shares jokes and talks about the difficulty of comedy in the midst of such serious times.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Mackenzie Martin is an associate producer for KCUR's Central Standard. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.
Michelle is a reporter covering race, identity and culture and is an assistant talk show producer.