Make 'Em Laugh: The Funniest Black Females in Comedy

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  • Kim Wayans
  • Loni Love
  • Adele Givens
  • Laura Hayes
  • Erica Watson
  • Desiree Burch
  • Michelle Buteau
  • Marina Franklin
  • Issa Rae
  • Jessica Williams
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Jackie "Moms" Mabley
  • Mo'Nique
  • Aisha Tyler
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Sherri Shepherd
  • Sheryl Underwood
  • Sommore

Adele Givens

The Chicago native was part of the Queens of Comedy tour, starring Mo'Nique, Laura Hayes and Sommore, and has appeared on TV shows ranging from Def Comedy Jam, Martin and The Steve Harvey Show. On the big screen, she can be seen in Beauty Shop and The Player's Club.

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