Issa Rae

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  • Birth Name: Jo-Issa Rae Diop
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Director

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This Was the Blackest Year in Television

Like so many cultural moments do, it began with BeyoncĂ©. February, Super Bowl 50: The pop star took the biggest stage in TV, leading an army of women dressed as Black Panthers who at one point formed an X on the field, which seemed like (and most lik… Read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Issa Rae Feels 'Confident' About 'Insecure' Season 2: 'We Put in Work!'
01:38 — ET spoke to Issa on the red carpet at the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards.
Issa Rae Feels 'Confident' About 'Insecure' Season 2: 'We Put in Work!'
01:38 — ET spoke to Issa on the red carpet at the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards.
"Awkward Black Girl" Issa Rae brings unique spin to TV
05:52 — "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" creator and star Issa Rae started making shows for YouTube as a student at Stanford University. Her episodes (more…)
Why Planned Parenthood is Tracee Ellis' Ross Charity of Choice at the Golden Globes
02:06 — The 'Blackish' star (and Golden Globe winner!) toasted with ET and Moet for the 2017 show. Issa Rae and Jessica Chastain also toasted to the cause.

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Issa Rae and Jay Ellis, Insecure
HBO's Insecure: Really Funny, Really Awkward

Issa Rae's show about an awkward girl navigating work, love and friendships in LA works.

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  • Birth Name: Jo-Issa Rae Diop
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Director

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