Make 'Em Laugh: The Funniest Black Females in Comedy

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  • 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
  • Kim Wayans
  • Loni Love

Erica Watson

Self described as "fat and sassy," Watson uses her perspective as a big, bold Black woman for her material. Het hit standup show "Fat B---h" brought down the house in NYC before she started traveling with it in 2009. Erica also had a small role in 2009's Precious. 

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