Name: Andrea Lewis
What she does: Andrea is an actress, singer, writer, and producer. Also, she was Hazel/one of the only black people on Degrassi. So cool!
Why she's inspiring: Andrea created and stars in Black Actress, a mockumentary web series about a woman trying to succeed as a performer in the entertainment industry.
Each episode ends with a real life interview from a working black actress (™ W. Kamau Bell) who is still in the struggle. Life and art in one illuminating package. Superb.
There are also a bunch of Black Actress extras I still need to watch, including a roundtable on The State of Black TV, so I should get on that.
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