Be careful what you wish for.
For years many of us called on 'Saturday Night Live' to add a Black woman to its cast. Sasheer Zamata was hired as a cast member in January and LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones joined the writer's room. But unfortunately it seems the presence of Black women's bodies has only emboldened the long-running variety show to make tasteless jokes that they otherwise would have avoided.
Let's remember that Leslie is joking about the habitual rape of enslaved women. The callousness with which that history is treated is absolutely horrifying.
Take a look at the clip below
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