Issa Rae is an American actress and writer. She is the creator of the YouTube workplace-comedy series Awkward Black Girl as well as Ratchet Piece Theater, The “F” Word, and The Choir.
Raphael Saye is an innovative and hardworking Los Angeles based entrepreneur focused on growing in the field of retail management. His most recognizable endeavor is Royal Dynamite, a community-based t-shirt company that collaborates with other creative brands and businesses to bring awareness and support to educational issues globally.
Note from the Editor (Nadia Sasso): In my research and documentation I plan to explore the preservation efforts made by generational immigrants in order to unveil some of the tensions made accessible via the stories of those participants interviewed in/for the film and this blog post series. One anticipated outcome of the film and blog posts would be to generate qualitative insights into the fusion of US and African experiences as well as new identity formations for those immigrants beyond the first generation. Support the Film: Am I The Film IndieGoGo