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SNL Skit Tackles Black History Month

Saturday Night Live kicked off February and Black History Month by having "28 Reasons to Hug a Black Guy" video

Sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live kicked off February and Black History Month with a rather questionable skit on Saturday.

Three of the show’s Black cast members – Jay Pharoah, Kenan Thompson, and newcomer Sasheer Zamata – rapped to a song titled “28 Reasons to Hug A Black Guy.”

In the video, the threesome plays students who are asked to give a special presentation to the rest of the class about Black History Month. What follows next is a whole bunch of craziness that left Black Twitter none too happy with what they witnessed.

Spoiler alert: most of the reasons had to do with slavery.

Check out the SNL skit below and let us know what you think: