These People Failed Martin Luther King Jr. Day | The Daily Show

  • Roy Wood Jr. runs down the most misguided celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, from retailers to pundits, and reflects on the legacy of the civil rights activist himself. #RoyWoodJr #TheDailyShow
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Comments • 80

  • Marko Garcia
    Marko Garcia 16 days ago +1

    “If slaves did have guns, roots would have been 15 mins long” *trevor interjects because they just made a conservative point*

  • IBM do U?
    IBM do U? 29 days ago

    4:17 Um, no. Maybe Malcolm X *might* agree with that, but MLK was a strict believer in NON-VIOLENCE.

  • Margaret Opine
    Margaret Opine Month ago


  • Kevin Smith
    Kevin Smith Month ago

    That day will never come for America because America was never great, never been and never will be the best in the world. It is a joke country that needs to be disintegrated and rebuilt under new rules of another country :) enough said.

  • Dayon Mage
    Dayon Mage Month ago

    Only the White race allows itself to be exploited through its pathological generosity. Giving away our citizenship’s meaning, giving away our (recessive gene) daughters, giving away our freedom of speech, Adopting the rest of the planet’s accidental pregnancies, screen-gazing modernists brainwashed into celebrating an overcrowded denaturalized cesspool consumer culture. Aa if it’s somehow a strength. Wake up, Europeans. Our own governments are ethnically-cleansing or outright replacing us within our own cultures and societies. White men and women create prosperous empires, and our own open-handed generosity is always our own undoing. Modern pop-culture is squandering and desecrating everything noble or inspiring which may be linked to a glorious past. A glorious past which they try to brainwash us into apologizing for through Netflix and Hollywood re-enactments of historical events, always conveniently one sided and painting White civilization as overly wicked. We must rise above the pop-culture brainwashing attempts and rediscover rootedness and solidarity. tell me, have you not noticed how dumbed-down and overpopulated everyday life has become in formerly decent places to live? The White race is already overrun and outnumbered in our own societies. Yet hope remains if you will dare to reignite the inner-light to rediscover how great you truly are, and how empowering this divine responsibility is once you gratefully take the scepter and acknowledge your sense of duty and stewardship to preserve that which is fair.

  • ahoorakia
    ahoorakia Month ago

    your religion or color of your skin does not make you a better person.your behavior ,does !

  • ahoorakia
    ahoorakia Month ago +1

    same people who wrote and signed the constitution,that all man are equal ,owned slaves and plantation !!

  • GAB8407
    GAB8407 Month ago

    He was, is and will always be COOL! When you fight for what you believe in, it helps others, and you get killed - You are the cool points!!!

  • Lemonade lemon
    Lemonade lemon Month ago

    Wish i knew. I would have looked good in a little black dress. Just sayin🤷🏻‍♀️

  • Solomon Combs
    Solomon Combs Month ago +1

    Studying history is soooooooo important. Honestly, this isn't the only time I've witnessed timelines become so twisted

  • ベジータ
    ベジータ Month ago

    America is and will always be a fucked up country.

  • Old Salem
    Old Salem Month ago

    Majority of Americans stopped watching this show when Trevor took over. #Facts

  • Comodidad Senkwe
    Comodidad Senkwe Month ago

    or whatever you want us to call you 🤣🤣🤣🔥🔥

  • franswiggidy
    franswiggidy Month ago

    Trevor Noah
    you dishonor Dr King King. The real Dr King. POOR PEOPLES MARCH you neoliberal swine!

  • freddy .E
    freddy .E Month ago +1

    MLK and Bernie both saw how this nation is and could become in MLKs words we need a social democracy!!

  • Ty
    Ty Month ago

    The gun guy's sincere face left me frozen for about 5 seconds to snap out of it.

  • Moses Martinez
    Moses Martinez Month ago +1


  • lady love
    lady love Month ago

    Exploitation of the poor that’s key right there. That’s what’s happening now. Being shot, killed, separated from families separated, starved etc

  • lady love
    lady love Month ago

    They did give guns just to fight in that war

  • United States Of America

    I suppose "Black History" Just started in the U.S.A?
    Black history summed up..
    1. Blacks invented Slavery
    2. Blacks Enslave Each other for 1000s of years
    3. Blacks Enslave Whites (Barbary Slave Trade)
    4. Blacks sell Blacks to whites
    5. Whites enslave Blacks for a few hundred years
    6. Whites Abolish Slavery and give some blacks freedom (Against most blacks will)
    7. Black blame whites for everything

  • Ruger Shooter
    Ruger Shooter Month ago

    You made the point for giving slaves guns......the movie would have been 15 min long cause none of the crap that went on would have ever happened

  • Lanny Yeomans
    Lanny Yeomans Month ago

    king was a good man trevor is apiece of shit

  • st prch
    st prch Month ago

    "If socialism brings equality then i think we need socialism" - Martin luther King JR. People don't want you remembering that quote. Respect too mlk. Deport this communist faggot.

  • Stone Ghana
    Stone Ghana Month ago

    His picture were hot!!!!!!

  • optikalillusion777
    optikalillusion777 Month ago +6

    The preacher of non violence and the dude that was killed WITH A GUN would agree with you about gun appreciation day???
    LOL. How out of touch are some of you white folks???

  • Khaver 25
    Khaver 25 Month ago

    Another racist sexual PREDATOR who escaped JUSTICE and got away with a national holiday in his name....

  • Cynthia Ellis
    Cynthia Ellis Month ago

    4:28 Honestly, I don't understand how black people are so patient when dumb white people talk about racism.

  • Riverness Mariposa
    Riverness Mariposa Month ago

    Progressive liberals are so purest and nit picky. It’s suffocating. So they put a sale on. Big deal

  • Aequitas
    Aequitas Month ago

    This one is funny as hell, especially the pro gun and slavery. Roy was hilarious.

  • tjon lee
    tjon lee Month ago

    Fux mlk jr .. My kids got to miss school over this piece of shit and fux you to for forcing me to celebrate this mfer good ol fn america always forcing something on someone

  • Priscilla Jimenez
    Priscilla Jimenez Month ago

    Yeah a guy for none violence supported gun appreciation 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️

  • Original 6 Hockey
    Original 6 Hockey 2 months ago

    Black isn’t a color.

    J0NATHAN FLOWERS 2 months ago


  • Mathilde D
    Mathilde D 2 months ago

    I'M WHEEZING !!!
    That lady's face at 4:19 says it all !!!

  • Saundra Wills
    Saundra Wills 2 months ago

    MLK JR. DAY, is all about love in Christ.walk in Christ and give in Christ.Praises The Lord! Peace and LOVE!

  • Mister Turk Turkle
    Mister Turk Turkle 2 months ago


  • Ang Aur
    Ang Aur 2 months ago

    The gun guy is trying not to laugh look at his face, he is trolling.

  • Arunabha Das
    Arunabha Das 2 months ago +1

    Mlk was a handsome guy compare to his time, now people wear stupid dresses

  • jstevenj1
    jstevenj1 2 months ago

    3:45 second - "MLK... left the door open for the haters" - Hillariously on point!

  • The Humanity
    The Humanity 2 months ago

    Reminder that MLK was killed when he was doing the Poor People's campaign. People claiming that MLK's goals were achieved are grossly misrepresenting what he stood for.

    He once said to Lyndon B Johnson: "I think one of the great tributes that we can pay in memory of President Kennedy is to try to enact some of the great, progressive policies that he sought to initiate." One of those progressive policies being universal healthcare.

  • Patricia Ashley
    Patricia Ashley 2 months ago

    I Thought It Was Sweet. Discount On Black Items.
    Valentine Is A Of Love And Discount. Jabber About That Day.
    Black Have Become Gloom And Doom. Your Joke Just Proved It.
    Started: Hears An Idea Start With Building Black Character And Stop Blaming The White Man For You Not Brushing Your Teeth.
    Martin Luther King. Laid It Out In His Speech To His People. Start Teaching Blacks The Real Meaning Of Family.
    Joke Are Not Impressive Because Some Take It As Their Truth.
    His Name is Jesus. Trust Him.
    Read : Jeremiah Chapters 7 & 8 And 9.
    One Thing That Is Wrong In The Black Community Is The Lack Of Them God Fearing Grandmother. Hallelujah!
    Take The Word Racist Out Of America; It's A Very Bad Word, Used With The Intent To Do Harm.
    Define The Word Love.
    Ask Jesus To Teach You( Plural ). How To Pray, Love And Forgive.
    Heaven Is My Goal. Peace.

  • Kenneth Edwards
    Kenneth Edwards 2 months ago

    Trevor Noah is a discusting leftist disease.

    • Joe dirte
      Joe dirte 2 months ago

      Democrats are scum of the earth

  • senni bgon
    senni bgon 2 months ago

    I am so glad we finally have a black late-night host so we can talk about these things. Big ups to Trevor

  • Gerry Nightingale
    Gerry Nightingale 2 months ago

    *'White Guy' was deliberately 'slapping the face' of every person of color in America with that
    'gun' shit and that's the real truth of it*

    • Gerry Nightingale
      Gerry Nightingale 2 months ago

      @BKking6 *Fuck off!* *You're such a fucking coward you won't even use your name on your 'shit-spewing'*

    • BKking6
      BKking6 2 months ago

      Gerry Nightingale just how blacks slap the face of anything white. Just to remind them. Even if they just came off the boat.

  • MRTOOTH0331
    MRTOOTH0331 2 months ago

    MLK was pro gun. A lot of black people were packing around him all the time. They even wrote a book. Funny the NRA man didn’t read that one

  • Susan Ponti
    Susan Ponti 2 months ago

    In all fairness we do have sales on Presidents Day for cars and mattresses and everything else stupid.

    • BKking6
      BKking6 2 months ago

      senni bgon go to Africa and see what slavery is

    • senni bgon
      senni bgon 2 months ago

      about slavery...

  • beerborn
    beerborn 2 months ago

    I'm waiting for James Earl Ray Day to be passed by Congress.

  • drttyu liqm
    drttyu liqm 2 months ago


  • JedTV
    JedTV 2 months ago

    Roy Wood Jr. is like John Oliver.

  • seeni gzty
    seeni gzty 2 months ago

    responding to the clergy’s criticism of his methods. Really opened my mind years ago about the NFL players kneeling. He is with out a doubt the greatest American.

  • Elisa J
    Elisa J 2 months ago

    i think that white guy was correct. the right to bear arms was intended to be a right for white men. if black people (he did not say slaves) had guns from the very beginning they probably COULDN'T have been made to be slaves.

    • drttyu liqm
      drttyu liqm 2 months ago

      care about the ilkegal babies thats why at the same time they are pushing for abortion up to birth , bunch of brain dead clowns being fooled and used like retard tools . What a

  • Mike Thompson
    Mike Thompson 2 months ago

    Trevor Noah is a racist bigot. Get him off this show.

  • Mike Thompson
    Mike Thompson 2 months ago

    Martin Luther King Jr would NOT have agreed with you AT ALL. You're an idiot.

    • seeni gzty
      seeni gzty 2 months ago

      is , what think its bullshit? Thats because your stupidity is being taken advantage off , facts are facts , history is history look it up libtard clowns

  • ProGamer&Mechanic
    ProGamer&Mechanic 2 months ago

    And yet people still act racist on this day.....

  • Amelia Bedelia
    Amelia Bedelia 2 months ago

    I’m not upset about the party, Black humor, I get it 😂😂🤣

  • Rich Beatty
    Rich Beatty 2 months ago

    Go Roy! I hope we get to that day!

  • Adom Appiah Agyekum EDZII

    😂😂 Trevor being madeba 😂

  • Sean Lor
    Sean Lor 2 months ago

    Waited until they talked about MLK's gauranteed minimum income statement that everyone seemed to have forgot... Left disappointed. :(

  • Beatnik RN
    Beatnik RN 2 months ago +60

    Uh, not to mention the fact that he was for “NON-VIOLENT Protest”. So, that’s a big no on guns.

  • dcoog anml
    dcoog anml 2 months ago

    “ no Justice no peace” that is the biggest failure to MLK’s no violence protest.

  • I C
    I C 2 months ago

    Fake victims who think people who did nothing to them,somehow owe them something? Focusing on their "blakkness" and race,and projecting this on anyone who is a specific color? Assuming all whites are raycistttt?
    I'm sure MLK would be ashamed of these self serving professional victims,who care about themselves only,and couldn't care less about slavery...

  • Vertubenflugen
    Vertubenflugen 2 months ago

    Hahahaha the bullshit is real. People will say anything to sell their products.

  • Tim Pierce
    Tim Pierce 2 months ago

    So if King was alive today, he would still oppose the Democrat party platform even more. Democrats party of the KKK etc.

  • Ardi Meçi
    Ardi Meçi 2 months ago

    The Declaration of Independence: All man I created equally!
    Martin Luther King Jr: Bitch am I a joke to you?!

  • Mark Pavlik
    Mark Pavlik 2 months ago

    Is the audience paid to laugh?

  • Fast Internet
    Fast Internet 2 months ago

    Gun control is racist..MLK.. applied for a concealed permit was denied

  • Hank Menendez
    Hank Menendez 2 months ago

    Your logic makes no sense , supporting the party that did everything they could to stop him , witch more than likely kilked him also cause they did not get there way , bunch of ihypocrites praising Dr King and supporting the racist dems that opposed him , look what Biden said not long ago and all you libtard clowns ignored it , he said that's when i learned about the roaches , black kids use to rub my leg hair , and so on ,, who the fuck do you think he called roaches you bunch of libtard dumb fucks? Yea and dems really care about the ilkegal babies thats why at the same time they are pushing for abortion up to birth , bunch of brain dead clowns being fooled and used like retard tools . What a fucking embarrassment! Helping the dems bring in the new world order , idiots lokk what open birders has done to Europe dumb fucks , well that will be hard for you to do , you dont even know what the fuck us happening here . woke hahaha yea idiots that think there are more than 2 genders are woke , woke in a fucking nightmare !

  • Hank Menendez
    Hank Menendez 2 months ago

    I do t think Demoncraps are celebrating it , considering they opposed him all the way , witch makes it obvious who killed him , thats why King was republican and his family still is , what think its bullshit? Thats because your stupidity is being taken advantage off , facts are facts , history is history look it up libtard clowns

  • KoroWheke
    KoroWheke 2 months ago

    OMFG! Cant believe the give slaves gun dude

  • Its Whatvr Its Whatvr 2 months ago

    Whoa what!!

  • Nava Shashana Shifah
    Nava Shashana Shifah 2 months ago

    MlKJ was an intellect who got taken by this government to lead us to slaughter. After his job was done they executed him. Just like those set up NJ shooters and other non associates of any Israelites groups. They taken them off the streets and state hospitals with a set up. Stop listening to gentiles and listen to TMH. Nothing to be scared of with TMH and his only begotten on ur side. speak truth no more lies. APTTMH. Shalom

    • BKking6
      BKking6 2 months ago

      Nava Shashana Shifah jews come from Syria-Palestine area. African-Americans come from deep Africa like central and west.
      Tell me the part where you guys believe you’re the real Jews ? Lol

  • matthew conner
    matthew conner 2 months ago


  • Norsefalconer
    Norsefalconer 2 months ago

    Imo, MLK would have been no more proud of any gathering on his day of remembrance than those peaceably gathered for Lobby Day in Richmond, in support of (everyone's) Constitutional Rights. Especially since they were also protesting the power grab of a lawless, Leftist governor that felt it appropriate to go about in black face.

  • Aaron Resendiz
    Aaron Resendiz 2 months ago

    MLK laughed while his friend raped a girl

  • K J
    K J 2 months ago

    I partly agree with the guys view on black people having the right to bear arms. Yes it's way more complicated than that but he has a point.

  • Not You
    Not You 2 months ago +2

    Bernie Sanders marched with MLK

  • Leo Humbarelly
    Leo Humbarelly 2 months ago

    All hail his prophecy .

  • Tremain Bowman
    Tremain Bowman 2 months ago

    Good ole capitalism. Isn’t grand? See how well capitalist democracy is working? The grand democracy experiment that is the ridiculously fucked up from the start USofA...

  • Fredrick Wilson
    Fredrick Wilson 2 months ago

    Does people who makes a living on making others laugh ever take anything serious? Well, bible states, all seek their own! Their own interest that is! M. O. N. E. Y. Not a whole lot to laugh about when we witness millions going down a road of destruction? Comedy is cool! But it too has its place in life!

  • komodo drag
    komodo drag 2 months ago

    Dr king and all he done and stood for is just a joke huh black Americans🙄🤨