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Rae’s parents met in France, when they were both the misadventures of awkward black girl pdf school. Passover dinners with Jewish best friends. Rae said she was “berated for ‘acting white'” and initially found it difficult to “fit into this ‘blackness’ I was supposed to be.

Her parents divorced when she was in high school. The story is told through first-person narrative as J usually reveals how she feels about her circumstances through voice-over or dream sequence. The series eventually went viral through word of mouth, blog posts, and social media, resulting in mainstream media coverage and attention. In an effort to fund the rest of the first season, Issa Rae and producer Tracy Oliver decided to raise money for the series through Kickstarter.

Rae also began releasing other content on her original channel, predominantly created by and starring people of color. 2015 and it was subsequently greenlit, scheduled for a fall 2016 release. It was given a second season by HBO, debuting in July 2017. She chronicles her life through a series of humorous anecdotes.