‘Saturday Night Live’ Skit Has People Talking About Who and What Really is Dividing Us

by Wendi C. Thomas | October 28, 2016 1:51 pm

Originally published by The Undefeated.

Did a Saturday Night Live sketch last week hint at a future hard to envision in today’s bitter political climate — a future in which black and white people join forces against a broken government?

That’s what Colleen Wessel-McCoy hopes. She and hundreds of others are working to organize a New Poor People’s Campaign in the spirit of the movement Martin Luther King Jr. started nearly 50 years ago.

“We were immediately sending this sketch around to others,” said Wessel-McCoy, who works for the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice.

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