Blog Read: SNL and Obama

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Hyphen blogger momo has a good post on the current conversations surrounding SNL and the mock Obama and Clinton debate:

Blackface (or yellowface and any other face) is racist, oppressive, exploitative, and rooted in violence. But does the fact that SNL seems to frequently cast people as different races and sexual orientations, and the fact that Armisen is also mixed race (though not black) like Obama, make any difference at all?
Read the full post and comments here at the Hyphen blog, and see the links below for more: