Weekend Update

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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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Michael Che Says N-Word, Leslie Jones Contacts 'Mr. Robot' Crew to Find Hackers in 'SNL' Premiere

Che unexpectedly used the word during a discussion of quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing protest against police violence.

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Michael Che to Crying Sanders Supporters: 'You Still Get to Be White!'

Che joined his “Weekend Update” co-host Colin Jost for a special report from the Democratic National Convention this week.

Sasheer Zamata Deconstructs Public Reaction to Larry Wilmore's N-word on 'SNL'

“I don’t know if we’re ever going to agree on the usage of that word. I do know that word has a lot of history behind it, and if we ignore it, it feels like we’re ignoring the history. And I don’t like to ignore history.”