Issa Rae

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Issa Rae (2017)

Issa Rae is an American actress and writer. In 2011 she started a YouTube comedy series called Awkward Black Girl. In 2013 it won the Shorty Award for Best Web Show. Forbes put her in their 30 Under 30 list in 2013 and 2014.

Early life and career[change | change source]

Rae was born Jo-Issa Diop. In the third grade, Rae entered a program for gifted and talented students. She went to Stanford University.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Stanford Magazine - Article".