Reporter’s Sketchbook: Lena Waithe stays humble while doing cool shit

A dispatch from the actor/writer/producer’s February 13 visit to the UW-Madison campus.

Lena Waithe spoke to a packed room of hundreds on Tuesday, February 13 at Union South on the UW-Madison campus. In a keynote presented by UW-Madison’s Black Cultural Center, she dialogued with students about working as a TV writer and producer as queer, Black woman. The Master Of None actor and The Chi writer talked about her approach to her art, the meaning of Blackness in media representation, and staying humble while doing cool shit like passing a joint and rapping with Snoop Dogg at a Black Panther afterparty. For the easiest reading, hit the full-screen button below, or download the full-sized PDF.

Reporter's Sketchbook: Lena Waithe stays humble while doing cool shit by Tone Madison on Scribd

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