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THE EVOLUTI ON OF issa rae

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Don’t let the Awkward Black Girl persona fool you: Issa Rae oozes confidence. A confidence that makes itself apparent in her ability to walk the Emmys’ red carpet and say, “I’m rooting for everyone black.” Or to share the big screen with and work for a 14-year-old executive producer (Marsai Martin) in her latest project, Little. Or to sit down with a complete stranger after an hours-long photo shoot and have the sort of conversation usually reserved for close friends.

Frankly, after Issa tells me that she chooses her events wisely and

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