Black History Month Spotlight: Issa Rae

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

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Issa Rae has created her own style of artistry with numerous comedic web series. The talented Actress/Producer/Director/Writer is the creator of the award winning web series The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl, The F Word, RoomieLoverFriends, Ratchet Piece Theater and The Choir. With her unique sense of humor and creative story ideas, Issa Rae’s content has garnered over 20 million views and close to 150,000 subscribers on YouTube. She has also made the Forbes “30 Under 30″ list.

Issa Rae has worked on web content for Pharrell Williams, Tracey Edmonds and numerous others and is currently developing a half-hour comedy for HBO with Larry Wilmore. Additionally, she’s also slated to release a book of essays with Simon & Schuster in 2014.

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