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8 Black Comediennes Who Are 'Ready' for SNL | Essence.com

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Oct 16, 2013 ... Here, we name eight amazing talents who are totally SNL-ready. ... is due to the shortage of Black female comedians who are "ready" to join the ...

SNL Doesn't Need to Hire a Black Woman -- It Needs to Hire TWO

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Nov 5, 2013 ... When Thompson came under fire a few weeks back for insinuating that “SNL” casting directors struggled to find black women who were “ready” ...

Lack Of Black Women On 'Saturday Night Live' Becomes Major ...

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Nov 3, 2013 ... Lack Of Black Women On 'Saturday Night Live' Becomes Major Issue. 11/03/2013 ... “You don't do anyone a favor if they're not ready,” he said.

Kenan Thompson: Black female comics not 'ready' for 'SNL'

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Oct 15, 2013 ... Kenan Thompson: Black female comics not 'ready' for 'SNL' ... aired since Season 35, only two black women (and four women of color in total) ...

Kenan Thompson Blames SNL's Diversity Issue on Lack of Talented ...

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Oct 14, 2013 ... In a world where we have a black First Lady and pop culture is defined by ... To say there are no AA comedians ready for SNL is such a cop out.

'SNL': Why no black women in the cast? Here's Kenan Thompson's ...

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Oct 15, 2013 ... “Like in auditions, they just never find ones that are ready.” ... In fact, SNL has only featured four African-American women in its entire 39-year ...

5 Funny Black Women Ready For Saturday Night Live - VH1

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Oct 16, 2013 ... Kenan Thompson said that the reason SNL doesn't have any funny black women is because they're not ready. The 5 funny ladies on this list ...

Kenan Thompson Thinks Black Women Aren't Funny Enough for SNL

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Oct 15, 2013 ... "Like in auditions, they just never find ones that are ready." ... Yet according to Thompson, SNL isn't to blame, black women are to blame.

The Real Problem With SNL and Casting Black Women - The Atlantic

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Nov 8, 2013 ... It's not that black women aren't ready for Saturday Night Live. With its limited, stereotype-reinforcing roles, SNL doesn't seem ready for them.

Kenan Thompson: Black Comediennes Not 'Ready' For SNL | News ...

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Thompson went on to say that there are never any quality Black female comedians that audition so that's why there are no Black women part of the cast. “ It's just ...

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Black female comic shows how to “get ready” for “SNL” - Salon.com

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Oct 18, 2013 ... Nyima Funk gets to the root of the issue of why there are no black women on the sketch comedy show VIDEO.

Kerry Washington, Kenan Thompson and Black Women on SNL

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Oct 17, 2013 ... Kerry Washington, Kenan Thompson and Black Women on SNL ... interview this week that black, female comedians aren't ready for the show.

SNL's Kenan Thompson and the Invisible Black Women of Comedy ...

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Oct 17, 2013 ... Kenan Thompson pissed the Internet off by saying that black female comics weren't ready for 'SNL.' Does he have a point? Tricia Romano ...