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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Tweet Sheet: Celebs React to the Death of Ruby Dee

Tia Mowry, Spike Lee, Chuck D and more reflect on the icon.

Tweet Sheet: Celebs React to the Death of Maya Angelou

Nas, Iyanla Vanzant, Mary J. Blige and more remember a phenomenal woman.

Celebrities: Five Years Ago I Wouldn’t Have Been Able to Do This

Web pioneer talks transition from Internet to Hollywood. (3/26/2014)

Rihanna, Quvenzhané Wallis, Janelle Monae and Others Make Forbes's 30 Under 30 List

African-Americans make their mark in the annual list of young influencers.

Celebrity Yearbook of 2013: Beyoncé, Kimye and Rihanna

Our picks for Best New Couple, Most Rebellious and many more.

BET Exclusive: Chevrolet Keys to Achievement – Issa Rae

Issa Rae speaking on what her keys to achievement are. (11/5/2013)
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