5 Black Comediennes ‘SNL’ Can Cast


In a recent interview with The Grio, Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharaoh mentioned that he’d like to see more African-American comediennes grace the stage, since Maya Rudolph’s departure.

“As far as being a black person on the show, there’s not a lot of us, you know?” said Pharaoh. On the next page, we highlight a few burgeoning comediennes who could fill that void.