Sasheer Zamata

The SNL Breakout

(Benjamin Ragheb)
Sasheer Zamata (Benjamin Ragheb)

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When looking to hire Saturday Night Live’s first black female performer in seven years, Lorne Michaels did not have to look far. Ms. Zamata had already written and performed in sketches for Above Average, a YouTube channel run by Mr. Michaels’ production company. You can find Ms. Zamata in Cosmo, right alongside her new lady costars, all of whom were dressed in lacy nightgowns for a slumber party spread. Now that’s progress.

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