For Black History Month, I dug deep into the interwebs and spent time brushing up on my comedy history. One of my biggest anxieties/struggles as an artist is finding the balance between keeping up with current events/future icons and learning from the past. I pushed myself to look beyond America and find voices that were different to mine. Naturally, I was really excited to discover more Caribbean comedians. If you know of any be sure to send them my way - Onicia.
She makes you laugh. She makes you think. Amanda Seales is a comedy veteran with a Masters. As a Black History Month gift to the world, she premiered season two of her scripted web series, Get Your Life on Blavity. In episode two, Amanda revealed to Marcellus (James Bland ‘Giants’) that her ultimate goal is to become “the next black woman comedy icon.” In honor of Women’s History Month, here’s a list of 28 moments*1 by black, female-identified, comedic talents.
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Created in St. Maarten. Based in Chicago. I write, say funny things, and enjoy hanging with creative minds.
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When I'm not writing and performing, I help artists get organized. You should hire me to help you produce live events, promote your art, or manage resources so you can make the most of every opportunity.
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