‘Master Of None’s Lena Waithe Talks Making Emmy History; Aziz Ansari On “Ambitious” Episode

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Lena Waithe took the stage and “reclaimed her time” a la Maxine Waters as she accepted her Emmy for Best Comedy Writing. “Thank you for embracing a little Indian boy from South Carolina and a queer Black girl from Southside of Chicago,” said Waithe.  She shared the award with co-writer and creator of Master of None, Aziz Ansari. Even so, Ansari stepped aside and let Waithe have her moment of glory as she is the first Black woman to win the Emmy for Best Comedy…