Issa Rae

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Watch the Hilarious Trailer for 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

The upcoming HBO series features a star-studded cast.

Stars of "A Black Lady Sketch Show." Robin Thede, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black

'A Black Lady Sketch Show' Has a Premiere Date

Robin Thede helms the first major sketch comedy series created by and starring Black women.

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Robin Thede and Issa Rae Launch 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

The first Black woman to serve as head writer on a late-night show makes history again.

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Issa Rae Inks Production Deal to Uplift Marginalized Screenwriters

The “Insecure” creator’s new agreement with Columbia Pictures will provide support for emerging writers working on feature projects. 

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Regina King, Thandie Newton and More Shine at #EmmysSoWhite

The “Seven Seconds” and “Westworld” stars earned high-profile awards at a ceremony that paid lip service, but few honors, to entertainment diversity.

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Issa Rae On Blackness, Representation and Creating Her Own Blueprint

The “Insecure” creator covers Glamour’s October issue.

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Who To Root For During the Emmys

Here are the artists of color to cheer on when the Emmy Awards airs in September.

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Issa Rae Celebrates Black Sitcoms in GQ

The “Insecure” auteur also talks about her inspiration and journey to Hollywood stardom in a new profile.

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Do YOU Know When 'Insecure' is Coming Back?

Series creator and star Issa Rae answers the question fans ask her most often.

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Issa Rae's Color Creative, Reza Aslan's BoomGen Studios Receive Pop Culture Collaborative Grants

The grants support organizations, artists and activists advancing multi-dimensional narratives about people of color in entertainment.

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3 Nominees of Color Who Deserve Golden Globe Wins

Here’s hoping the Hollywood Foreign Press Association agrees. 

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Issa Rae, 'Get Out' Grab Key 2018 Golden Globe Nominations

This year’s Golden Globe nominee pool includes several creators of color whose projects tackle racial identity.

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Issa Rae and Angela Flournoy Join Forces for HBO Family Drama

The series follows a Black family living in Los Angeles during the turbulent ’90s.

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How We Feel About New CoverGirl Issa Rae in 7 Tweets

The “Insecure” auteur joins the likes of Zendaya, Rihanna and Janelle Monáe as one of the beauty brand’s celebrity ambassadors.

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Time's New Multimedia Series Profiles 23 'First' Women and Girls of Color

Ava DuVernay, Mo’ne Davis and 21 others feature in the magazine’s new project, which honors female trailblazers in entertainment, politics, sports and beyond.

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WATCH: Issa Rae, Maxine Waters, Solange Pay Tribute to Greatness of Black Women at 'Black Girls Rock!'

These must-see speeches from BET’s awards show celebrated Black women in all their brilliance, resilience and complexity.

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BET to Honor Excellence at 'Black Girls Rock!' Ceremony

Taraji P. Henson hosts the annual awards and concert special, whose 2017 honorees include Issa Rae and Maxine Waters.

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Guess Who's Coming Back for a Third Season?

Issa Rae got y’all.

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The Insecure Season Two Trailer Just Dropped

It’s hella lit.

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#BlackTwitter Dreams Come True: Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Ava DuVernay-Directed, Issa Rae-Penned Buddy Flick

The film went from meme to Netflix greenlight in just over a month.