04/11/2014 03:07 pm ET Updated Apr 11, 2014

Amber Ruffin Speaks About Being 'The First Black Female Anything'

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When Amber Ruffin was first hired to write for Late Night with Seth Meyers, Jezebel reported that she was the first black woman to write for a network late night show ever. That was news to Ruffin: as she told WNYC's Arun Venugopal this week, it never occurred to her that she'd be "the first black female anything."

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