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Lena Waithe Breaks Down What It’s Really Like to Be a Black Woman in Hollywood

Earlier this year, Lena Waithe became the first black woman to be nominated for an Emmy for comedy writing for her work on “Thanksgiving,” one of the best and most acclaimed episodes of the last season of Netflix’s Master of None. But Waithe is by no means resting on her laurels. She’s also producing her own series…

Lena Waithe’s Story About Getting Whoopi Goldberg on the Phone Is a Delightful Triumph

Earlier this month, the Director’s Guild of America’s African American Steering Committee held an event honoring Gina Prince-Bythewood, director of Love & Basketball, The Secret Life of Bees, and Fox’s Shots Fired. (Also, she’s about to become the first woman of color to direct a major superhero movie, Marvel’s…