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Amber Ruffin and Her Big Capricorn Energy Are Taking Over Late Night

Amber Ruffin exudes Big Capricorn Energy. Ambitious, tenacious and undeniably talented, the zany comedian — whose birthday is Jan. 9 — is carving her own path in a field that’s hard-pressed to give Black women their proper due. READ MORE

Late Night Writer Amber Ruffin Details Teenage Encounter With Police Officer: 'This Man Is Going to Kill Me' — Watch

After recognizing that he “can’t speak of the deep-rooted and justified fear” that the Black community feels toward police officers, Late Night host Seth Meyers turned it over to writer Amber Ruffin, who shared one of her first encounters with an aggressive cop. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO