"We are literally everywhere."
The current concerns over police relations in America have been an ongoing social justice issue for decades. It is also a
Kanye West has opened my eyes and there is no going back. The two experiences are exactly, exactly the same. In Hollywood you have gifting sweets, million dollar deals, access, social capital, hedonism, wealth and more -- AKA the same thing Blacks dealt with in the '60s. Agreed, Mr. West! Agreed!
The following comedy acts are incredibly different in content and delivery, but all have one thing in common: they are hilarious. With watch counts in the 6-7 digit range, these acts have proven themselves to be among the funniest on YouTube.
Instead of breathing down SNL's back to hire a more diverse cast, we should be knocking on the doors of networks, demanding that they let more people in.
If SNL isn't finding great black female talent, maybe it's because the characters we want to play don't fall in line with the caricatures they're used to seeing. Maybe it's SNL that isn't ready -- to be progressive, break tradition and have a writing team that isn't 95 percent white for once.
___ "You don't do anyone a favor if they're not ready," he said. Pharoah told the website The Grio recently that he hoped
When asked about why he feels SNL does not have any black women in the cast, Thompson responded "In auditions, they just never find ones that are ready."
For decades black comedians have used stand up comedy as an outlet to discuss experiences unique to our community. Today