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Issa Rae Reveals 'Insecure' Season Two Premiere Date

“It’s about to get hot this summer.”

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Denzel Washington, Issa Rae Earn American Black Film Festival Honors

The film veteran and rising television star were just two of several Black Hollywood figures recognized at the ceremony.

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LISTEN: Issa Rae Talks Second Season of 'Insecure,' Oprah-Level Goals

Rae discusses these topics and more on WNYC Studios’ “Sooo Many White Guys” podcast.

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Black Millennials Confront Mental Illness, Identity Crises in 'Giants' Web Series

The Jussie Smollett-produced drama premieres tonight on Issa Rae’s YouTube channel.

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Earn Golden Globe Noms

Several directors, writers and performers of color in television and film were nominated for Golden Globes.

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Larry Wilmore Signs Multi-Year Deal With ABC

“The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore’s” namesake host will develop new projects and recruit new talent for the network where he helped develop “Black-ish.”

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Issa Rae's 'Insecure' Renewed for Second Season

The comedy series from the creator of “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” is one of three new HBO shows to get second-season renewals. 

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Issa Rae: Black TV Characters 'Don't Get to Just be Boring'

The “Insecure” creator and star addressed Hollywood’s pigeonholing of Black characters’ stories in a new Fast Company Q&A.

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Watch the First Episode of Issa Rae's 'Insecure' for Free

The “Awkward Black Girl” creator’s HBO comedy officially debuted on Sunday. For those without HBO, Rae made the first episode available for free via her YouTube page.

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Issa Rae Creates Scholarship Fund for Alton Sterling's Children

The “Awkward Black Girl” and “Insecure” creator and actress’ fund has already raised more than $300,000. 

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WATCH: Hilarious, Too Real Debut Teaser for Issa Rae's 'Insecure'

The “Awkward Black Girl” creator and star’s new series premieres on HBO this fall.

5 Questions with Natasha Rothwell, an 'SNL' Alum Making Her Mark

The former “Saturday Night Live” writer shows off her character acting chops on Netflix’s hilarious new “The Characters.”

WATCH: New Video Celebrates the Black Folks Who Rule YouTube

Black history is lovely, but Black future is lit.

'Awkward Black Girl' Creator Issa Rae Sends Up Wage Inequality in New Short

Rae produced the Make It Work campaign’s ”Lessons In Equal Pay For Corporate America,” which stars Anika Noni Rose and Gabriel Mann. 

Watch Janet Mock Interview 'Awkward Black Girl' Issa Rae

The two chat about writing memoirs and making jokes.

Watch Issa Rae's Hilarious Take on Young Thug

You’ll never be as rich as him.

New Video Series Shows How Comedians of Color Turn Pain Into Laughter

Hari Kondabolu, Kristina Wong, Issa Rae and Lalo Alcaraz take center stage.

'Awkward Black Girl' Issa Rae Named to Forbes' 30 Under 30

Yeah, her grind is real.

Issa Rae Pokes Fun at Miley Cyrus in 'Orange is the New Black and Sexy'

Watch out, Piper Kerman.

Join Issa Rae's Black Twitter Party

Because Twitter is ridiculous, but we love it anyway.