Michael Che will be the first person of color to be a head writer for 'Saturday Night Live'

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December 13th 2017

Michael Che just made history.

The Saturday Night Live comic and writer, most known for hosting the Weekend Update sketch/show, had been tapped as SNL's new co-head writer, along with his Weekend Update co-host Colin Jost.

Jost was a as co-head writer for seasons 38, 39, and 40, while this is Che's first time in the role.

He is the very first person of color to be an SNL head writer.

He first joined the show in 2013.

by Shadow and Act on December 13th 2017
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