16 TIMES JESSICA WILLIAMS PROVED SHE WAS THE DAILY SHOW'S MVP
On Thursday night, Jessica Williams will make her final appearance as a Daily Show correspondent. She is moving on to write, produce, and star in her own Comedy Central pilot. Here's a collection of some of her best work on the show, which is very much worth revisiting.
- 1.The Fault in Our Schools: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/z2b627/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-the-fault-in-our-schoolsA truly brilliant piece by Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper, who give separate advice to men and women on how to avoid sexual assault and stay safe on college campuses.
- 2.Jessica's Feminized Atmosphere: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/5ndnit/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-jessica-s-feminized-atmosphere"Sexism. Does it still exist? Many men say no. Jessica Williams explores." A truly brilliant piece on catcalling.
- 3.Masters of Sexism - Claps and Catcalls: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/v7vq7r/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-masters-of-sexism---claps-and-catcallsA Fox News pundit had some truly ridiculous things to say about catcalling. Jessica Williams has a response.
- 4.Trans Panic Epidemic: https://youtu.be/PIvCh3EQv1QA powerful look into the hardships of the transgender community in America, including the ridiculous anti-trans bathroom bills.
- 5.Operation Black Hair: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/p3pawq/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-operation-black-hairA report on discriminatory army regulations against black servicewomen and their hairstyles.
- 6.Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper weigh in on whether the Confederate flag represents racism or not.
- 7.Terrible, Unending National Tragedies: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/52dpzm/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-terrible--unending-national-tragediesAfter a mass shooting at an Oregon community college, Jessica Williams finds a way to fast track reporting on another gun tragedy in the U.S.
- 8.Wrestling with History in Whitesboro, NY: https://youtu.be/eSwbG5V5S-8Whitesboro, NY had a very offensive town logo. Jessica Williams went to check out what was going, and in the process helped create a nationwide scandal.
- 9.Assault Swim: https://youtu.be/HbSBZycnyacAbout police violence against African American kids at pool parties.
- 10.The Hate Class of 2015: https://youtu.be/oJPJ8xI62gcShe visited the anti-gay protesters outside the Supreme Court before their final ruling on same-sex marriage.
- 11.Sexual Racism: When Preferences Become Discrimination: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ev2j0j/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-sexual-racism--when-preferences-become-discriminationJessica Williams and Ronny Chieng explore the issue of racism on dating apps and sites.
- 12.A Homophobic Church Falls on Hard Times: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/dzelq7/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-a-homophobic-church-falls-on-hard-timesWilliams' third visit with reverend James David Manning, who heads a VERY homophobic church in NYC. Also check out a previous visit in this segment: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ex1203/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-uncensored---hey--guess-who-s-still-returning-our-calls-
- 13.Beyoncé's Halftime Show Message: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/j79s76/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-beyonce-s-halftime-show-messageShe discusses the racist outcry over Beyoncé's halftime performance at the Super Bowl.
- 14.The Exorcist - Skype Edition: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/pfgsc0/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-the-exorcist---skype-editionThe Catholic church is modernizing. Jessica Williams talks to a priest who does exorcisms over Skype.
- 15.The Unborn Ultimatum: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ouq3mw/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-the-unborn-ultimatumJessica Williams takes a look at a law in Alabama that provides public defenders for fetuses.
- 16.Sam Brownback's Conservative Kansas Experiment: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/6sn82w/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-sam-brownback-s-conservative-kansas-experimentJessica Williams travels to Kansas to investigate the outcome of Governor Sam Brownback's extreme tax-cut experiment.
- 17.Mic drop.