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See Dave Chappelle Speak at the Ben’s Chili Bowl Mural Unveiling

"Long live DC," he says. "God willing, 51st state!"

Dave Chappelle. All photos by Greta Weber.

Dave Chappelle was one of 16 people chosen to be included on the new Ben’s Chili Bowl mural, which was officially unveiled Wednesday. See his speech and more photos from the ceremony below.

Dick Gregory.
Muralist Aniekan Udofia with his art director Mia DuVall.
Cora Masters Barry, representing her late husband, Marion Barry.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton: “When I hear the word wall I go into fighting mode. Because we’ve been so busy fighting Donald Trump’s wall.”
Jim Vance.


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