Amber Ruffin is one of our favorite voices on Late Night.
She doesn’t have her own show (why??), but she’s a regular loud voice on Late Night With Seth Meyers, and this week, in particular, she’s taken to recounting some of her experiences with police, to shine a light on the notion that every Black person in the United States of America has a story of police brutality.
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Also worth watching, Amber’s Minute of Fury as she discusses police violence against peaceful protesters.
Think about it, if a recognizable figure like Amber has so many stories to tell (and this is just the tip of the iceberg), how much have we not noticed for so long? How much have other people accepted because we haven’t noticed?
It’s time to change that. And it starts with each of us.