Sasheer Zamata Adds Needed Flavor to SNL Cast

Sasheer Zamata Adds Needed Flavor to SNL Cast

Sasheer Zamata is the first black female cast member to be hired by Saturday Night Live (SNL) in many years. Following a barrage of social media discussion, including angry tweets and numerous write-ups on female oriented African-American websites, Saturday Night Live executives have broken an apparent moratorium on the hiring of black females. This follows […]

Did Kerry Washington Shine as the Lone Ranger on SNL? [video]

SNL's Lack of Diversity

Did Kerry Washington Shine as the Lone Ranger on SNL? [video]

Kerry Washington hosted “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) without her gladiators. She was the lone ranger in more ways than one. Not only was she without her gladiator squad she was also without any African American female cast support. Did the reigning Scandal queen shine as the lone ranger? Entangled in a season of controversy surrounding […]

Janelle Monáe Stuns Miley Cyrus on SNL

Billboard's Rising Star

Janelle Monáe Stuns Miley Cyrus on SNL

Miley Cyrus couldn’t take the burst of electricity that accompanied Janelle Monáe once she hit the SNL  stage. Cyrus returned to the show on Saturday only to be stunned by the moves of the multi-talented Janelle Monáe. Monáe made her Studio 8-H debut with an energy packed performance true to her well known and loved […]