The Black actress joined the "Saturday Night Live" cast when the show was under fire for lack of diversity.

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When NBC announced that ‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson would host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on March 11, #CookieMonsters ’round the world rejoiced. SEE ALSO: Spike Lee To Tackle Chicago Violence In New Film For Amazon, ‘Chiraq’ SNL, now in its 40th year, has launched the careers of scores of this country’s premiere comedians, including Eddie Murphy, […]


“Saturday Night Live” has decided to keep the diversity ball rolling, appointing a black cast member to the “Weekend Update” desk. BuzzFeed reports: For the first time in the history of Saturday Night Live, there will be two men anchoring the “Weekend Update” segment. And for the first time in the history of the show, one […]


“Saturday Night Live” scored big last night with a hilarious round of “Black Jeopardy.” Kenan Thompson played host Darnell Hayes, a.k.a. Alex Treblack. Jay Pharoah (as Amir) and Sasheer Zamata (as Keeley) battled it out with SNL guest host, comedian Louis C.K. as Mark, a professor of African-American studies from Brigham Young University. RELATED:  White Jeopardy Contestants Avoid Black […]