Amid controversy over not hiring enough African American comedians on
the show, NBC's iconic Saturday Night Live variety show has added Sasheer Zamata to its 2014
lineup. Over the past 38 years since the show began, it has only had
four African American women onboard including the hilarious Maya Rudolph
who left in 2007.
African Americans gathered around the city for a weeklong celebration of
Kwanzaa. Observed by an estimated 28 million people worldwide from December 26 to January 1, the holiday is marked by storytelling, music and