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How To Alienate White People: An Interview

Amber Ruffin is a writer on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." She also just may be a first: the first woman of color to write for a late night talk show. Do you find it as surprising as I do that from 1948 till 2014, no one thought it at all pertinent to hire any black women to write for any late night talk show?I love this interview with her, especially what she says about it "just being Tuesday" at 1:24. It's so true.


The writing staff of "Late Night With Seth Meyers" (Amber Ruffin, bottom left).


via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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