Issa Rae

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Sony Drops R. Kelly

Sony has not commented on the split, but R. Kelly has been removed from RCA Records’ site.

The Beautiful Brilliance of "Insecure": Issa Rae's HBO Series is a Treasure of a Show

The show centers on young Black women who we’ve never seen on television before. Read more »

Issa Rae Points Out A Problem With the TV Industry: It's Very White

Issa Rae, the thirty-year-old writer, director, and star of hit webseries The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, has millions of fans. Two years ago, HBO hired Rae to write a pilot for a show starring her. But since then, the show hasn’t become a reality. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Young, Awkward, and Black: The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl's Issa Rae Gets Comfortable With Success

“Should I say hi again? She knows I’m here.” J slinks along the hallway of Gutbusters, the diet-pill company she works for, to avoid seeing the new hire she keeps running into. Growing impatient with the situation’s awkwardness, J wonders, “Does this girl live in the hallway?” Whether... Read more »