4 Fields With Shockingly Low Female African-American Participation

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In 2014, it's simply not acceptable to exclude African-American women, or men for that matter, from the workforce. Just ask Lorne Michaels, the creator and executive producer of "Saturday Night Live." After public attention swirled during the last six years over the lack of a female African-American cast member on the show, Michaels recently suggested adding one was a "priority" in an interview with the Associated Press. And so the show just announced it was hiring both a female African-American cast member, Sasheer Zamata, in addition to two black female writers, LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones, as the Hollywood Reporter first reported.