Black Creatives Are Helping Reshape the Entertainment Industry

This shift is indicative of the need for a larger change

Issa Rae and the cast of Insecure on a red carpet
Issa Rae's Insecure is just one example that shows that black audiences are showing up for series and films that represent them. Getty Images

Recently, Netflix’s Strong Black Leads spun off a podcast series called Strong Black Legends, hosted by writer Tracy Clayton, spotlighting Hollywood legends of color. This is an extension of Strong Black Leads, an important effort by Netflix to talk authentically with and about black audiences.

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@AshleyCentric Ashley Richardson-George is content strategy director at Circus Maximus.