Issa Rae

Upon graduating from Stanford University and attending the New York Film Academy, Issa Rae began exercising her film knowledge by directing and producing music videos and short films. Now the budding filmmaker/writer is garnering lots of attention from major media outlets for her popular web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. It’s her third online show, following the award-winning FLY GUYS Present The F Word and Dorm Diaries.

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Music News: The Warm Up: Issa Rae Leads Young Black Hollywood

Plus, Jussie Smollett finds his time to shine. (2/19/2015)

Issa Rae Releases The Misadventures of the Awkward Black Girl Book

Plus, the Web sensation will collaborate with Larry Wilmore on new series.

B* Real: Funny Style: Issa Rae Is 'Awkward' and Amazing on Debut Book

Amanda Seales' hilarious recap of the week in celeb fashion. (2/3/2015)

Issa Rae to Premiere Three TV Pilots at Urbanworld Film Fest

Awkward Black Girl creator taking television by storm.

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