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'Saturday Night Live' Hires Black Woman

'Saturday Night Live' Hires Black Woman

(AP) ‘Saturday Night Live’ hires black woman
NEW YORK

NBC said Monday that Sasheer Zamata will join the show later this month. She is a recent University of Virginia graduate who has worked for the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy group in New York City.

It became an issue earlier this season after the show’s two black male cast members, Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson, made comments about the absence. It also was joked about onscreen when Kerry Washington of “Scandal” was a guest host.

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