06.01.13 Truth & Wisdom

ISSA RAE: OWN YOUR AWKWARD

BY The Conversation Team

Issa Rae

This week on The Conversation we’re talking with Internet sensation, Issa Rae. In this episode Issa chats about:

- Figuring out who she was as an individual.

- Why she turned down a television show.

- The lack of predominantly African American TV shows.

- Why people tune in to her web series, Awkward Black Girl.

- Plus, the best piece of advice Issa ever received.

 

Here’s what we want to hear from you… 

1. Have you ever experienced prejudice in your life ?

2. Do you stand up for what you truly believe in?

3. What did you find most insightful about this interview?

4. Share the best advice you’ve received.

 

Share your answers, thoughts and questions with us in the comments section below. 

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Comments

  • Rebecka Hjorth

    How can I watch issa’s show??

  • Jenna

    I love your show, Amanda! It’s totally refreshing. I love that your guests are people with real life stories. I really wish your show was longer. That’s how much I love it. Lol.

    Issa is absolutely stunning. Have you also thought about bringing Tracee Ellis Ross, Genevieve Jones, Nicole Richie, Oroma Elewa, Shala Monroque? O.K. That’s quite a list.

  • Ami

    I love her!

  • P22

    I have watched and shared ABG with my friends and even my ex-partner (who didn’t find it funny). I wish we’d had this and Friends to watch growing up as an awkward young black female. Thank you for giving us this show Issa, I love it.

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