by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 17, 2012
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by Les Payne onNovember 17, 2011
When the real presidential debate is funnier than Saturday Night Live, the country's in trouble.
by Erin E. Evans onJanuary 30, 2011
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October 1, 2010
Jay Pharoah has joined Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock and Eddie Murphy in the pantheon of black alums of Saturday Night Live. The Root counts backward to the first black cast member of the late-night comedy sketch show.
by Michael E. Ross onSeptember 30, 2010
With a dearth of minority writers on Saturday Night Live, and an absence of black women, the young comic's addition to this iconic fixture of late-night TV is a necessarily wait-and-see thing.
by Nsenga Burton onMay 10, 2010
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