Related to that last post and in response to a question many of you asked me in the comments, I’ve dropped a short, open letter to Lorne Michaels about his casting for Obama on Saturday Night Live.

Here’s an excerpt:

I am not one of those people who got upset that the cast member playing Obama wasn’t black. I am one of those people who is regularly upset that so few of any of your cast members are black. SNL, like Hillary Clinton, seems to have a hard time holding on to its black people. The show has rarely had more than two black cast members at a time…

You can find the rest over at The Black Comedy Project

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