Race and Hollywood: SNL Promotes Jones to Regular Cast Member

October 21, 2014 – After last year’s much publicized search by Saturday Night Live for a new black woman cast member, Leslie  Jones, (as well as LaKendra Tookes), was added to SNL’s writing staff.  Jones has now been moved from the writers’ room and upped to a regular cast member.  To read the article, Click Here.

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