Issa Rae Is Producing a New HBO Documentary on the Legacy of Black Television

Issa Rae Is Producing a New HBO Documentary on the Legacy of Black Television

8/14/2020 10:49:00 AM

Issa Rae Is Producing a New HBO Documentary on the Legacy of Black Television

The two-part 'Seen & Heard' will center on and celebrate the impact of Black television throughout the decades.

The star and co-creator ofInsecureis teaming up with HBO again, this time to executive-produce a documentary calledSeen & Heard,Varietyreported. The two-part doc will focus on the history and legacy of Black television, with those who wrote, produced, conceptualized, and starred in some of culture's most beloved Black entertainment sharing what it was like to watch the Black experience play out on television over the decades. Phil Bertelsen, who helmed the docuseries

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Who Killed Malcolm X?Bennett RaglinGetty Images"Black people have such a rich, but often unacknowledged history in Hollywood,” said Rae, per the outlet."We have defined American culture and influenced generations time and time again across the globe. I'm honored to pair with Ark Media to center and celebrate the achievements of those who paved a way for so many of us to tell our stories on television."

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