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Leslie Jones

Pretty Manifesto! -- Leslie Jones and Erin McKean

Ellen Snortland | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

A statuesque woman, Jones started riffing with Colin Jost (the new male anchor of Weekend Update) on the subject of beauty vs. "being useful," mentioning how the ultra-slender Lupita Nyong'o was just named "Most Beautiful Woman" by People magazine.

It's Still Not Easy Being Seen

Guy Branum | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Guy Branum

Isn't it a fascinating irony of being underrepresented in media that when your group is finally represented, your response is a sharp, shocking sense of "that is not like me"?

David Alan Grier Talks Race, Comedy, And Leslie Jones Controversy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

David Alan Grier knows a thing or two about mixing race and comedy. From his breakthrough days on the hit series "In Living Color," to his recent skit...

Here's What People Had To Say About The 'SNL' Slavery Sketch

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices

"Saturday Night Live" writer Leslie Jones received major criticism for her recent contribution to last week's episode. During the "Weekend Update"...

'SNL' Writer Defends Controversial Slave Sketch

Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

Within the last year “Saturday Night Live” has made headlines for the lack of diversity amongst the show’s staff. Since then, the show has hired...

Youyoung Lee

38 Years Of SNL's Diversity Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"SNL" is looking more colorful now compared to its earliest years, but that doesn't mean NBC's beloved sketch comedy show was always all-inclusive. Ta...

'SNL' Adds More Color To Their Staff

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

The creative minds over at “Saturday Night Live” are once again in the headlines for a second time this week for adding diversity to the show's st...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

Plan ForYourArt March 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This week in art includes the riches of Los Angeles' downtown Broadway theater district.