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32 Times Black Men Played Black Women On "SNL"

In 37 years, Saturday Night Live has had 137 cast members, and only four of them have been African-American women. But the show's nine male African-American cast members have played just about every black woman ever.

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This past weekend, Saturday Night Live poked fun at its diversity problem. This list should help demonstrate exactly how bad that problem is.

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21. Robbin Grider and Lorena Porter Shelby

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Finesse Mitchell and Kenan Thompson portrayed, respectively, Robbin Grider and Lorena Porter Shelby of all-female pop-R&B band Klymaxx, during "The Best of Klymaxx" skit from Oct. 18, 2003.

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28. Aretha Franklin

Both Tracy Morgan and Kenan Thompson have played songstress Aretha Franklin on SNL. Morgan played her during the "J.Lo vs. Mango" skit on Feb. 10, 2001, while Thompson played her during an Access Hollywood skit on Oct. 22, 2005.