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YouTube star Issa Rae debuts must-watch webseries

'The Legend Of Human Black Guy' highlights the struggle to be ordinary.


Nayomi Reghay


Published Jan 22, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 5:13 pm CDT

Issa Rae of Awkward Black Girl fame released the first episode of her new webseries The Legend of Human Black Guy WednesdayRae spoke to the Daily Dot about her inspiration for the series in December. The new series features Rae’s real-life brother enimaL, as the titular human whose color often gets in the way of everyday tasks, like having a job.

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You can follow the series, and check out more of Rae’s work on her YouTube channel.

Screengrab via Issa Rae/YouTube

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*First Published: Jan 22, 2015, 4:55 pm CST