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Sasheer Zamata of Hulu's "Woke" discusses the quirkiness of Keith Knight co-created show, how her own life often influences her art, and more.

This past week, Black Hollywood was out supporting LGBTQ youth, the Time 100 Next, "Queen & Slim" and more.

Leslie Jones has just gotten a huge promotion on “Saturday Night Live.” She’s moving from the writer’s room to the stage! Shadow And Act reports that the Leslie has been added to the cast of “SNL.” She was originally brought onboard as a writer after auditioning during the same casting call where producers found Sasheer […]

There’s more to Sasheer Zamata than her awesome sense of humor; she’s pretty good at giving advice, too! The “Saturday Night Live” cast member shared her thoughts on life and love during a Q&A session with Rookie magazine for their Ask a Grown Woman feature. The advice seemed more geared toward teens that are confused about […]

Ever since “Saturday Night Live” hired comedienne Sasheer Zamata and two new Black writers, the comedy sketch show has been funnier than ever. And, last night’s episode was no exception. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Jeopardy,” SNL presented its own version of the iconic game show titled “Black Jeopardy!” The parody starred Darnell Hayes […]

Week after week, Sasheer Zamata proves why she’s so deserving of her new spot on “Saturday Night Live.” The comedienne is holding her own and we’re laughing out loud each step of the way. This past weekend, Sasheer hit a home run with a spot-on impersonation of Olivia Pope. The hilarious “Scandal” skit was her […]

Sasheer Zamata and two new Black writers, LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones, made their highly anticipated debut on “Saturday Night Live” with Drake anchoring their performance and like expected, we felt the soul in skits like “Hip Hop Classics: Before They Were Stars” and Drake’s Jewish, Black rap song that urged us to never forget that he’s […]

This weekend, Drake will make his hosting debut on “Saturday Night Live” and judging by the newly-released promos he’s more than ready for the job! The rapper showed off his acting chops in the promotional clip, which featured cast members Bobby Moynihan and Jay Pharoah. In one skit, he poked fun at his days on […]

Hot on the heels of the news that “Saturday Night Live” will hire their first Black comedienne in 5 years,  the sketch comedy show announced that it will also add two Black women to their writer’s room, according to The Hollywood Reporter. MUST READ: We Made It: Black Woman Sasheer Zamata Cast On ‘Saturday Night Live’ LaKendra Tookes (left) and Leslie […]

Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” She is the first black female cast member the sketch comedy show has had since 2007, and one of four since the show’s inception. Zamata, who trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York (one of the founder’s is “SNL” alum, […]

It’s been five years since a woman, who looks remotely ethnic has been cast on “Saturday Night Live,” but that has all changed after a nationwide talent search yielded Sasheer Zamata. Finally a Black woman has “proved herself worthy” to be the sketch comedy and variety show and it only took: a controversial comment from […]