Yes Issa Yes! Finally a show that tells a story of how it feels to be young, gifted, black and even a little insecure. In the new HBO series Insecure.
Issa has been on the scene for quite sometime with the Youtube series “Awkward Black Girl,” and her book “The Misadventures of Award Black Girl”. But don’t let her looks fool you, oh she has brains too, graduating from Stanford University with a major in African American Studies. Issa says everything we’ve been thinking.
Insecure takes us on a comedic ride, from work place antics, relationships, and the ups and downs through this thing called life. We’ve all had that moment when you’re out with your girls and the cute guy you’ve had your eye on has no interest in you..”whelp, there goes another one”. That moment when you give a guy your number and wait patiently for the call…or should you call, and when is soon, too soon. I mean you don’t want to seem desperate although deep down you are starving for a little attention. The many thoughts that go through ones head in a scenario as simple as saying “hello”. Sounding excited, but not too excited. Well ladies, your not alone. We all have insecurities.
Lets not forget about possibly being the only black woman at your job! Get ready for the many questions…one being about your hair. “How often do you wash your hair; how do you get it to do that; or the dreaded….can I touch it”? HELL NO! Having to down play all the stereo types that black woman face while also trying to fit in.
Thank you Issa for painting a portrait for the world to see and understand. Be sure to check out the next episode of Insecure Sunday at 10:30 pm est. on HBO