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When Roseanne Barr wrote a racist tweet, the comedian walked off the show — and 90 minutes later it was cancelled. She talks about the furore, coming out and being booed by Trump fans. T he last time Wanda Sykes was booed was four days after Donald Trump got elected. The problem was who was making it. Sykes, 54, started as a standup in the late 80s, before becoming a writer for The Chris Rock Show.
Wanda Yvette Sykes  born March 7, is an American actress, comedian, and writer. In , Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of the 25 funniest people in America. Wanda Sykes was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. Army colonel employed at the Pentagon. Her ancestry was traced back to a court case involving her paternal ninth great-grandmother Elizabeth Banks, a free white woman and indentured servant, who gave birth to a biracial child, Mary Banks, fathered by a slave, who inherited her mother's free status. According to historian Ira Berlin , a specialist in the history of American slavery, the Sykes family history is "the only such case that I know of in which it is possible to trace a black family rooted in freedom from the late 17th century to the present. Sykes attended Arundel High School  in Gambrills, Maryland , and went on to graduate from Hampton University ,  where she earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing  and became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha. After college, her first job was as a contracting specialist at the National Security Agency ,   where she worked for five years. Smoove , D. In , she joined the writing team on The Chris Rock Show  and also made many appearances on the show.
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