The Growing Representation of the Alternative Black Girl

By Medina Shaw Instagram: @medinas97 “But you not actually black though,” This is what has been said to me pretty much my entire life. For as long as I can remember, my identity has been questioned and put up for scrutiny by my family and peers. As a little black girl, I was constantly being […]

Top 10 Reasons to Love “Misadventures of An Awkward Black Girl”

By Keami Sullivan Twitter: @Keami_Ariel Instagram: @Ke_of_me By now, I’m sure we have all heard about the break-out HBO-hit “Insecure”. But, before Issa Rae was an HBO star, she was an awkward black girl with a popular YouTube series entitled just that. There are so many reasons to fall in love with Rae’s original show, […]

The Charismatic Issa Rae Takes Over HBO with her New Show “Insecure”

By Ngozi Nwanji Twitter: @ZNwanji Instagram: @znwanji  Issa Rae’s journey to stardom all began when her web series, “Awkward Black Girl”, quickly went viral and became a YouTube sensation back in 2011. Rae began the series because she felt that the way black women were being portrayed in the media, was mainly stereotypical. Since Rae wasn’t seeing people […]

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