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Jay Pharoah Addresses SNL’s Diversity Problem

Robert Kessler | October 4, 2013 - 11:45 am

Since Maya Rudolph left Saturday Night Live’s cast in 2007, the show has not had a black woman in its cast. In fact, Kenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah remain the show’s only black actors, even with six new comedians, all of whom are white, on the show this year. Speaking with The Grio, Pharoah spoke… More »


‘SNL’ Recap: Sorry Tina Fey, Aaron Paul is All We Can Talk About from the Season 39 Opener

Peggy Truong | September 29, 2013 - 9:32 am

Saturday Night Live kicked off its 39th season with two very familiar faces: host Tina Fey. And the wonderful Aaron Paul.

During Saturday’s cold open, which began with Jay Pharoah as President Barack Obama talking to the public about Obamacare, a friend from New Mexico dropped by to share his story.

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