Last fall HBO’s hit series Insecure became a cultural phenomenon practically as soon as it premiered. It quickly landed repeated spots on critic’s lists for 2016’s best shows and even garnered series creator and star Issa Rae a Golden Globe nomination. The ratings were great, the buzz was even better and the social media numbers […]

“Insecure” star and creator Issa Rae will receive the first-ever New Voice Award at this month’s Final Draft Awards, organizers announced on Thursday. Final Draft president Scott McMenamin said in a statement: “It’s exciting to recognize one of the brightest rising stars in the industry with our inaugural New Voice Award. Issa Rae is an […]

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Essence magazine will celebrate Janelle Monae, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi at its 10th annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards. The magazine announced Thursday that it will recognize “Hollywood’s Next Generation” at a gala dinner hosted by Gabrielle Union in the days leading up to the Oscars. […]

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HBO is bringing back Insecure for a second season. The cable channel announced Monday it has renewed the comedy from Issa Rae along with its Sunday partner Divorce, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Both are expected to return in 2017, with 10-episode orders. That marks a two-episode increase for “Insecure,” which had an original eight-episode […]

After months and months of anticipation, the premiere of the HBO series Insecure is merely days away and series star Issa Rae has many reasons to celebrate, but this latest praise she just received may top them all. As part of their annual fall TV review, Entertainment Weekly has proclaimed that Rae is the “fall’s […]

Issa Rae is best known as the creator of the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl, and since its premiere, Rae has developed her own digital platform where she not only features her own work, but she curates and develops content for and created by people of color. Rae’s shows have garnered over 20 million […]

When video began circulating of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old Black man, being murdered by Baton Rouge, Louisiana police, many of us were left feeling angry,…

Fans have waited for what seems like forever, but finally the wait appears to be coming to an end soon for Issa Rae’s new HBO series Insecure. Today, the first look at the series dropped in the form of a teaser trailer and it looks like something special.   When it first was announced that […]

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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl creator Issa Rae is headed to HBO with her new comedy, Insecure.

Finally, a panel about Black women that actually features smart Black women, and not men dictating women’s experiences. Issa Rae, Jacque Reid, comedienne Marina Franklin and…