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With those five words, Seales, who stars in “Insecure,” rebuffed centuries of antagonism that black women, and black people, have faced for voicing their opinions in manners not respectable enough for others.And in the same breath, she called into question Jenner’s white and class privilege and how the former Olympian’s transgender identity would appear at odds with her political beliefs.
I was in the music industry as Amanda Diva for 10 years, but I realized that I had bigger work to do and needed to get busy doing that work.
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Then, “Saturday Night Live” was looking for a negress and all these shows popped up in New York with people [hosting] black women in comedy showcases. Most of the time we’re being given platforms and then expected to speak about our [vagina]. For me, to be here less than a year and be on a hit show that is inspiring black people, black creatives, that's changing the climate of the black creative canon and to be a character that I really get to act in because she's the complete opposite of me, that's a crazy blessing ... [laughs] This is opportunity meets preparedness, because I’ve been grinding a really long time and I’ve been broke for a lot of years.
I randomly got a call for one of them and was on stage with Marina Franklin and Sasheer Zamata, who ended up getting the job, and all these women. My comedy is different in that it's rooted in social commentary and if I could just talk about racism and sexism and wack dating, that would be all I talk about. I may not have looked like it because if you're fly, you don't need a dollar. But I was riding hope as currency for a very long time. I want to be a multimedia mogul and be able to have work that exists in my voice across many platforms, to be able to do stand-up year-round globally.