Issa Rae Knows Hollywood Wasn’t Built for Black Success—but, well, Eff That

First, there’s something you should know: Most of this takes place in the right-before. Just three days before the city of Austin canceled the South by Southwest festival and, with it, the premiere of Issa’s film The Lovebirds. Just a week before Coachella was postponed until the fall. Just 11 days before Disneyland shut its gates. Just 12 days before Los Angeles closed down restaurants, bars, and gyms to protect people from the spread of you-know-what…

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