DL Hughley talks to The Washington Informer during the Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association’s awards dinner on Nov. 18. (Shevry Lassiter/The Washington Informer)

DL (Darryl Lynn) Hughley, best known as the original host of BET’s ComicView and one of the “Big Four” comedians among The Original Kings of Comedy, recently visited the District to host an event at The National Press Club in Northwest.

Hughley, 58, an accomplished actor, producer, political commentary, radio host, author and comedian, hosted the Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association’s (MMCA) sixth awards dinner on Nov. 18.

The invitation-only gathering of media influencers, policymakers, executives and corporate and advocacy organization allies showcased the accomplishments of Black, Indigenous and People of Color [BIPOC] media industry legends and luminaries who continue to pave the way for the next generation.

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