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Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

'Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl': A Hilarious Memoir of an Awkward Life

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.06.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Tolani Osan | Off the Shelf I've spent much of my twenties trying to come to terms with my awkwardness, cringing months--years, even--after any gi...

This YouTube Sensation Is Not Your Average Black Stereotype

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Issa Rae, the bright mind behind "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," has been lauded by the likes of Pharrell Williams and Lena Dunham for her ...

Politically Correct? What Comedians and Conservatives Have In Common

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

While I applaud Issa Rae's individuality and dedication to Awkward Black Girl, the phenomenon she fought so diligently to create, she may be slightly confused on what being "politically correct" means.

Awkward Black Republican

James Peterson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Black Voices
James Peterson

Herman Cain's awkward responses to his current situation got me to thinking about my own infatuation with Issa Rae's brilliant web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.