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Will Ferrell. White man dressed as a Native American sitting at a dinner table.

WATCH: 'Saturday Night Live' Parodies the 'First Thanksgiving'

SNL addresses colonization, immigration and racism in a sketch that includes no actual Native Americans.

Robin Thede. Black woman wearing black and gold V-neck dress with high ponytail standing in front of HBO step and repeat.

Robin Thede On the Secret to Success for 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

“The thing you’re going to feel differently on our show is that Black women are writing for Black women and a Black woman is directing the show. A Black woman created the show, there are Black women executive producing the show, so our hands are felt all in it.”

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Oh Yes!: Sandra Oh's Hot Streak Continues on 'Saturday Night Live'

The “Killing Eve” actor will be the third woman of Asian descent to host the iconic series.

Kenan Thompson. Black man in navy suit with red and gray striped tie and white shirt holds finger in front of green wall and brown painting frame.

Watch 'SNL' Educate Virginia Politicians About Blackface

In 2019. Still.

Ego Nwodim. Black woman with black curly hair in yellow-orange sweater in front of grey background

Meet New 'SNL' Cast Member Ego Nwodim

Asian-American podcaster Bowen Yang also joins “Saturday Night Live” as a staff writer.

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'SNL' Vet Kenan Thompson Talks TV Comedy Evolution

The new Emmy nominee—and longest performer in “SNL” history—discusses his career and the show’s slow work in increasing Black representation in a new profile.

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Chadwick Boseman's T'Challa Learns About Racism in 'SNL' 'Black Jeopardy' Sketch

The actor poked fun at his “Black Panther” character and fame during his first episode as host. 

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Michael Che is 'SNL's' First Black Head Writer

The “Weekend Update” anchor got a promotion.

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Chance the Rapper Confronts Batman's Racist Policing, Dedicates Slow Jam to Barack Obama on 'SNL'

The Chicago artist and philanthropist hosted the late-night sketch program for the first time.

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5 Choice Clips to Celebrate Tiffany Haddish's 'SNL' Hosting Debut

The “Girls Trip” star is the first Black female standup comedian to host the late-night sketch show.

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Kumail Nanjiani Tells Racists to 'Do the Research' in 'SNL' Opener

“An informed racist is a better racist!”

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Prep for Kumail Nanjiani's 'SNL' Hosting Gig With These 7 Funny Clips

The Pakistani-American comedian is the first native of South Asia to host the weekly sketch comedy show.

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'SNL' Viewers Praise, Critique Michael Che's Call for 'Cheap Cracker' Trump to Help Puerto Rico

The “Saturday Night Live” season premiere also featured musical guest Jay-Z, who performed while wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey.

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Honor Sasheer Zamata's Understated Greatness With These 3 'SNL' Clips

Zamata was the first Black woman cast on “Saturday Night Live” since 2007—and she just left the late-night sketch institution after three-and-a-half years. Here, we reflect on some of her definitive performances.

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3 Best Lines on Race from Aziz Ansari's 'SNL' Debut

The show’s first-ever South Asian-American host had a lot to say about the recently inaugurated president and his most racist supporters.

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Aziz Ansari Will Be 'SNL's' First Desi Host

The “Master of None” auteur is only the show’s fourth host from the Asian diaspora. 

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August Wilson, Barry Jenkins, Donald Glover Nominated for WGA Awards

The Writers Guild of America’s dual awards ceremonies will take place in New York City and Los Angeles on February 19.

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WATCH: 'SNL' Honors Obama with 'Christmas in Hollis' Parody

Keenan Thompson, Leslie Jones and musical guest Chance the Rapper dropped bars in “Jingle Barack.”

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'SNL's' Michael Che Tackles 'All Lives Matter,' Police Violence in New Stand-Up Special Trailer

“Michael Che Matters” premieres November 25 on Netflix.

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Before Dave Chappelle Hosts 'SNL,' We Remember 5 of His Classic Bits on Race

The enigmatic comedian will ”Saturday Night Live” tomorrow with musical guest A Tribe Called Quest.