Ten Things to Know About Sasheer Zamata

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Live From New York … It’s Sasheer Zamata!

Saturday Night Live was publicly skewered for failing to include a Black woman cast member at the start of its 39th season. So expect new hire Sasheer Zamata, the Internet comedic sensation who makes her debut this Saturday, to inject her bold brand of intellectual, feminist humor into the legendary sketch show.

One of the first things to know about Sasheer Zamata in our fact-finding mission is that she takes comedy very seriously. The Indianapolis native earned a degree in drama from the University of Virginia.

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