What Issa Rae’s “Insecure” Gets Right

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Media Outlet: The New Yorker

Alexis Okeowo wrote for The New Yorker about the season of HBO's Insecure:

As the second season of “Insecure” premières, that raunchiness is essential to the show’s perceptive, and often raucous, portrayal of the struggles and absurdities of being young, black, and striving in a big city. 


Alexis Okeowo was a Class of 2016 & 2017 New America Fellow. She is the author of A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa and a staff writer for the New Yorker.