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HBO’s Insecure Is an Insightful Reflection of the Lives of Black Women

"Issa, what's 'on fleek'?" These are the kinds of questions that Issa (Issa Rae), the heroine of HBO's excellent new series Insecure, has to answer from white folks at her workplace, a nonprofit that creates outreach programs for public schools. Issa politely ignores them. She doesn't answer the smart-alecky questions of ... More »
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