VIDEO: ‘Saturday Night Live’ tackles Virginia blackface scandal: ‘It was never funny or cool’

FEBRUARY 10, 2019

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“Saturday Night Live” took aim at the deepening scandal in Virginia, where two of the state’s top three elected officials admitted they wore blackface in college.

Kenan Thompson, one of the sketch comedy show’s four black cast members, portrayed the chairman of the state ethics committee in a room full of white cast members playing state officials.

The article goes on to state the following:

“As chair of the ethics committee I have to ask, has anybody else worn blackface in college?” an exasperated Thompson asks.

The state officials then went through various examples of wearing blackface, expressing uncertainty over whether each scenario would be inappropriate.

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3 Comments

  1. J Alan February 10th, 2019 at 10:10 am

    But…it WAS a different world in the 80’s. Agenda driven Social Justice maggots didn’t run the Democrat Party and no one took it out of contect to push their hate-filled agenda like they do now. So yeah…it WAS ok 35 years ago! And holding people accountable to lose their jobs is moronic and wrong on every level! Todays Social Justice Agenda is pure evil!

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  2. Vicki February 10th, 2019 at 10:42 am

    I wonder what Al Jolson would say about this.

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  3. J February 10th, 2019 at 10:43 am

    I don’t think blackface is inherently racist. Key and Peele just did yet another whiteface sketch, no ridicule. Dave Chappelle did many whiteface sketches on his show. Where the fuck is the outrage on that.

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