Steve June 21, 2022
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Dave Chappelle announced that his alma mater, the Duke Ellington School of Arts, won’t carry his name on its theater.The comedy icon, who graduated from the Washington, D.C., public high school in 1991, shocked the audience at Monday’s ceremony dedicating the student theater when he made the announcement. The theater will instead be called the Theater for Artistic Freedom and Expression.Chappelle said during the ceremony that he declined the honor, Read More