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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Issa Rae to speak at Dillard University lecture series

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click to enlarge Issa Rae stars in HBO's Insecure. - PHOTO BY JUSTINA MINTZ/HBO
  • Issa Rae stars in HBO's Insecure.

Actor and writer Issa Rae — star and creator of HBO's Insecure — will speak at Dillard University next month as part of the university's Brain Food lecture series.

Rae will speak inside Georges Auditorium at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6. Admission is free.

Following the success of Rae's web series Awkward Black Girl, Rae worked with comedian Larry Wilmore to create Insecure, now in its second season on HBO. Her memoir The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl was released in 2015.

Dillard's 2017-2018 Brain Food series also will include national security analyst Malcolm Nance on Sept. 30.

Location Details Dillard University
Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA
(504) 283-8822
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