Awkward Black Girl

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The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (often simply referred to as Awkward Black Girl) is an American comedy web series created by and starring Issa Rae.wikipedia
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The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (often simply referred to as Awkward Black Girl) is an American comedy web series created by and starring Issa Rae.
She first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl.

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Season 2 of Awkward Black Girl aired on Pharrell Williams's i am OTHER in 2012-2013.
The channel launched with original series such as Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae, StereoTypes, and a series by music journalist Nardwuar.

Sujata Day

She is best known as CeeCee in the Issa Rae web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011-2013).

Tracy Oliver

She portrayed Nina, the antagonist to Issa Rae's "J", in Rae's 2011-12 web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl. In addition to acting in Awkward Black Girl, Oliver also served as a writer and producer.

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Insecure is an American comedy-drama television series based partially on Issa Rae's acclaimed web series Awkward Black Girl.

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The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (often simply referred to as Awkward Black Girl) is an American comedy web series created by and starring Issa Rae.

Web series

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The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (often simply referred to as Awkward Black Girl) is an American comedy web series created by and starring Issa Rae.

YouTube

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It premiered on a dedicated YouTube on February 3, 2011.

First-person narrative

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The story is told through first-person narrative as J usually reveals how she feels about her circumstances through voice-over or dream sequence.

Voice-over

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The story is told through first-person narrative as J usually reveals how she feels about her circumstances through voice-over or dream sequence.

Dream sequence

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The story is told through first-person narrative as J usually reveals how she feels about her circumstances through voice-over or dream sequence.

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The series received critical acclaim and won a Shorty Award for Best Web Series in 2012.

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The series went viral through word of mouth, blog posts and social media, which resulted in further media coverage.

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The series went viral through word of mouth, blog posts and social media, which resulted in further media coverage.

Kickstarter

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In an effort to fund the rest of the season, Issa Rae and producer Tracy Oliver decided to raise money for the series through Kickstarter.

Fredricka Whitfield

Due to the popularity of the series, Issa Rae has been interviewed by Fredricka Whitfield for CNN Newsroom, Michel Martin for Tell Me More, Associated Press and other media outlets.

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Due to the popularity of the series, Issa Rae has been interviewed by Fredricka Whitfield for CNN Newsroom, Michel Martin for Tell Me More, Associated Press and other media outlets.

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Due to the popularity of the series, Issa Rae has been interviewed by Fredricka Whitfield for CNN Newsroom, Michel Martin for Tell Me More, Associated Press and other media outlets.

Tell Me More

Due to the popularity of the series, Issa Rae has been interviewed by Fredricka Whitfield for CNN Newsroom, Michel Martin for Tell Me More, Associated Press and other media outlets.

Associated Press

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Due to the popularity of the series, Issa Rae has been interviewed by Fredricka Whitfield for CNN Newsroom, Michel Martin for Tell Me More, Associated Press and other media outlets.

Pharrell Williams

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Season 2 of Awkward Black Girl aired on Pharrell Williams's i am OTHER in 2012-2013.