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Most People Get Mad When Told They Can't Do Something. She Made A Pretty Good Point Instead.

It all started when "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kenan Thompson said he wasn't going to play black female characters anymore. When asked why SNL didn't have black female comedians on staff, he said the casting directors "just don't find ones that are ready." Comedian Nyima Funk agrees with him — maybe it's time to start looking for talent outside of the usual places.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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