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    Check Out the Pilot Presentation for the Lena Waithe/Anthony Hemingway Project ‘Bros Before Hos'

    The goal of the producers is to get this show on television, so if you dig it, you should share it, like it and comment.

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    Lena Waithe to Write BET Pilot Based on Her Webseries "Twenties"

    Think a sharply observed combination "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "A Different World," and "Girls."

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    Writer/Producer Lena Waithe Partners w/ BET to Bring 'Twenties' To Television

    Named by Variety as 1 of its 10 Comedians to Watch in 2014, Waithe is certainly off to an auspicious

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    Interview: Chatting w/ Anthony Hemingway, Lena Waithe & Ben Jones About Their New TV Project

    Interview: Chatting w/ Anthony Hemingway, Lena Waithe & Ben Jones About Their New TV Project

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    TV: Black Female Creators Discuss Responsibilities, Opportunities

    "Either we are pristine -- wearing suits, very wealthy, more elegant than anybody -- or we have 'Ooooh girl.' To me, we have these extremes on both sides [in pop culture]: the bougie and the rat chick. There's a middle ground we're missing."

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    Watch: Black Women Content Creators On State Of Black Women In Contemporary Media

    Watch: Black Women Content Creators On State Of Black Women In Contemporary Media

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    Short Drama "Save Me" by Lena Waithe Now Available Online

    Those who have been following the Finding the New Black interview series should recall Lena Waithe, the television writer on Nickelodeon's How to Rock who has also written and directed a number of short films and web content.

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    "Finding the New Black" Interview with TV Writer & Filmmaker Lena Waithe (Part 2)

    "We’re ‘80s babies. So we were coming of age in the ‘90s when Spike Lee was king of black cinema and Tyler Perry wasn’t even a thought. John Singleton was getting nominated for an Oscar. You had the Hughes Brothers taking on Hollywood, the Bythewoods were coming up,...

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    Introducing "Finding the New Black" Interview Series (with Lena Waithe)

    In the ongoing effort to introduce new and informative content here on S&A, it made sense to explore what can be called a new generation of talent within black film and TV. There are familiar names within this group – people like Dee Rees, Issa Rae, Barry Jenkins - whom we discuss often o...

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