Culture: Issa Rae, the awkward black girl

“As my debt started to rise and my motivation started to plummet, I found myself writing in my journal one afternoon, wondering what I was doing in New York. I loved the city, I loved what it represented, but, what was I doing?”

After blowing up off her webseries The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae‘s now at work on her TV show, I Hate L.A. Dudes. She wrote a dope personal essay for The Fader, here.

Photo by Emily Berl

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