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Producer, actress and recent Beacon Award recipient Issa Rae has been a relentless advocate for inclusivity on her own crews and through her partnerships with brands including American Express and Google. She is continuing her focus on providing opportunities for marginalized creatives by working with Walmart to launch the Black and Unlimited Digital Development Program.
The partnership between the world’s largest retailer and Rae’s entertainment company, Hoorae Media, will provide nine Instagram and TikTok content creators chosen for their high potential with a $10,000 stipend meant to offset racial pay inequities.