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In 2014, Amber Ruffin became the first black woman to write for a late-night network comedy when she joined NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers. On The Gist, Ruffin explains the banality of being a trailblazer: “We’re just dicking around in a different room.”
For the Spiel, the dogged defenders of Donald Trump.
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