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Lena Waithe Dropped Some Truth Bombs on Stephen Colbert Last Night

Lena Waithe Dropped Some Truth Bombs on Stephen Colbert Last Night

Lena Waithe Dropped Some Truth Bombs on Stephen Colbert Last Night

And what it was like to witness Oprah's incredible Golden Globes speech?

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Emmy Award winner Lena Waithe blessed Stephen Colbert with her presence on last night's episode of The Late Show

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The charming Master of None actress joked about Oprah's inspiring Golden Globes speech, underscored the importance of the Times Up campaign and financially supporting survivors of abuse, why she became a writer in the first place, and her new seriesThe Chi on Showtime that she hopes will humanize black men in southside Chicago affected by street violence and police brutality.

"TV needs that. I don't think people always think of black folks as human beings," explains Waithe. "When you dehumanize us, you become desensitized to our deaths."

"Especially in Chicago," Colbert adds. "Black people end up being statistics in the news." 

Watch Waithe's interview below!

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Taylor Henderson

Taylor Henderson is a PRIDE.com contributor. This proud Texas Bama studied Media Production/Studies and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he developed his passions for pop culture, writing, and videography. He's absolutely obsessed with Beyoncé, mangoes, and cheesy YA novels that allow him to vicariously experience the teen years he spent in the closet. He's also writing one! 

Taylor Henderson is a PRIDE.com contributor. This proud Texas Bama studied Media Production/Studies and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he developed his passions for pop culture, writing, and videography. He's absolutely obsessed with Beyoncé, mangoes, and cheesy YA novels that allow him to vicariously experience the teen years he spent in the closet. He's also writing one!