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A Woman Interjects When Colbert Comments On Gang Violence And Tells Him The Proper Way To Interrupt

Ever heard of a "violence interrupter"? Colbert gets an education on what that means and why it’s important from guest Ameena Matthews: ex-gang member, current violence interrupter, and all-around activist badass. Jump to 2:02 to see Ameena in action. Start at the beginning to peep her amazing thunderbolt earrings.

A Woman Interjects When Colbert Comments On Gang Violence And Tells Him The Proper Way To Interrupt

Simone Biles withdrawing from the team final in the Tokyo Olympics and subsequently withdrawing from the individual all-around finals after getting a case of the "twisties" has the world talking. She's received overwhelming support as well as overwhelming criticism for the move, with some praising her for recognizing her limits and others blasting her for not persevering through whatever she's dealing with.

Some people pointed to Kerri Strug, who landed on one foot after vaulting with a broken ankle in the 1996 Olympics to help the U.S. win gold, as an example of the kind of sacrifice an athlete should be willing to make for their country.

Byron Heath shared some thoughts about that fateful day in a viral Facebook post that has been shared more than 370,000 times in less than a day.

Heath wrote:

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