- Gene Seymour: Larry Wilmore hosted, but Barack Obama owned the Correspondents' Dinner
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Gene Seymour is a film critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly and the Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer.
(CNN)Well, I'll be. Who'd have thought it'd take another black comedian to make white people feel more comfortable about having a black president around them?