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WATCH: Dave Chappelle Tells Letterman Why He Won't Be a Leader

  • Dave Chappelle summed up to David Letterman why he has no interest in being a civil rights leader.

    "Being someone that people would look to for moral or intellectual guidance would require me to live a completely different way," he said. "There's no pension plan for leaders. Martin Luther King died penniless, Malcolm X died penniless. I don't want to do that."

    The two Daves also discussed the impact of watching George Floyd get murdered by a man in a police uniform, and the cautious optimism for substantial change that may grow from the aftermath.

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