Lena Waithe

"When they go low, we also go low, because that’s how dodgeball works."
The "Master of None" star told the Academy Award winner she needed some of her "Halle Berry juice," which led to a killer pep talk and a big kiss.
The Emmy Award winner's lavender suit paid tribute to the "pioneers who really started this whole thing."
"The Chi" creator recounted an experience she had as an assistant in the early days of her career, during a segment on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
Kiesh and Crystal's viral video on love captured the acclaimed director's attention, along with screenwriter Lena Waithe's support.
The "Master of None" writer and star said, "I hope it’s somebody black and somebody funny.”
The producer and screenwriter gave a powerful speech at the Black Girls Rock award show.
HBO’s “Insecure” is just one of many genius ways Issa Rae is making room for nuanced portrayals of people of color.
The "Master of None" writer and star said she feels "so free and so happy and so joyful" with her short do.
The series by the "Master of None" co-writer and "The Read" podcaster will follow a young, gay black man navigating "adulthood and responsibility" in NYC.
Mirian, a mother from Honduras, has her story told by Ryan Reynolds, James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal and others.
Celebrities teamed up with the ACLU for a video titled "My Name Is Mirian."
Chisholm was the first black woman to be elected to the United States Congress.
The Trevor Project honored the Emmy-winner with the Hero Award.
“This is like my skin. I’m proud to be in it,” she said of her rainbow cape.
The queer Hollywood heavyweights will receive Trevor Project awards in June.
The magazine's first issue under a new editor marks a major shift by showcasing a rising black, openly lesbian female performer.
"Queer black characters have been the sidekick for long enough, it’s time for us to finally take the lead,” she writes.
2017 hit some major diversity milestones in media, politics, and entertainment. Here are a few of the biggest moments.