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What's It Like Being a Black Woman in TV? Amber Ruffin Shares the Sometimes-Funny Reality

Amber Ruffin is finally the boss. The writer and comedian is now behind the desk of her own Peacock and NBC variety show, “The Amber Ruffin Show,” and helping to break some boundaries in a genre that’s been dominated by white men since the days of Ed Sullivan. Ruffin talked to NBCLX about working her way up in television as a Black woman and how it feels to be taking charge.