Saturday Night Live Black cast member Kenan Thompson defends show’s lack of diversity – blames it on the shortcomings of black comediennes. To read the article, Click Here.
Amid the controversy, SNL announces Kerry Washington as an upcoming host. The announcement, which may have been timed to calm the diversity debate, actually highlighted another problem – the show’s poor record of having black women as guests hosts. To read more, Click Here.
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