UVA Alumna Sasheer Zamata: ‘The Confederacy Didn’t Win and Neither Will They’

It may be hard to tell what era this picture is from, but this is me when I was going to school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Over the weekend, a group of terrorists (people are calling them “White Nationalists”) attacked Charlottesville and the people protesting their efforts to protect statues dedicated to oppression and the division of this country. I got really sad and scared after reading the news and didn’t know what to do with my emotions, but after thinking about it for a while, I’ve decided to write out some positive memories I have from my time in Charlottesville that make me smile when I think of them.

It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older

Comedian Sasheer Zamata does this joke about her mom in her standup act. About how her mom hates white people. They finally sit down to talk about why, and Sasheer finds out how mad her mom is at her own mom, for trying to make her get along with white people when she was young. Sasheer is a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Bus! Stop!

Comedian (and SNL cast member) Sasheer Zamata stages a radio play – complete with two sound effects guys and comedians Nicole Byer, Chris Gethard and Frank Garcia Hejl. It’s a true story about a recent bus accident.

Let’s Talk About Privilege

Hi, it’s Sasheer Zamata, from Saturday Night Live! It’s my privilege to serve as the new ACLU Celebrity Ambassador for the Women’s Rights Project, and speaking of privilege, I’m writing today to talk about the “P” word.

United States of Music

From Spotify Studios and Transmitter Media, this is “United States of Music,” a new music storytelling podcast. Hosted by Sasheer Zamata, “United States of Music” uses Spotify listening data to explore the soundtrack of our country, city by city.

Where To Next?

Where To Next?

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