American actress Issa Rae gets recognized in CNN’s hit series “American Women.” Rae is known for her 2011 Youtube show “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” which focuses on the untold stories of people of different color. Following its first season, Rae raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter to produce two more seasons. Her Youtube channel has over 320,000 subscribers and nearly 32 million views.
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) January 3, 2018
Rae earned the Shorty Award for best web series and a nomination for a Golden Globe awards in 2015. From Youtube to HBO’s Insecure, to a spot on Forbes’s 30 under 30, she has solidified herself as one of the most entertaining women in entertainment. You can check out her interview along with many other women in the American Woman Series here: http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2018/01/entertainment/american-woman/