“Saturday Night Live,” the NBC comedy institution took aim at the Baltimore Police Department with a skit called, “Thirsty Cops.” (Screengrab)
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SNL Spoofs Baltimore Police

THE AFRO — A series of Baltimore Police Department (BPD) scandals since the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the subsequent uprising, have garnered national headlines. But, over the weekend the negative national commentary on Baltimore police misconduct reached a new level. […read more]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds Black Women as Writers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night” is expanding its ethnic diversity off-screen as well as on. A network spokeswoman, Lauren Roseman, said Wednesday that NBC’s comic institution is adding two black women to its writing staff. The move follows the addition of an African-American woman, Read More