Lena Waithe

Chicagoan. Writer. Producer. Shit talker. Actor. In that order.

https://www.timesupnow.com/

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Here for @janellemonae’s brilliance. She always makes me feel... inspired.

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Don’t sleep on this movie. #AlexGarland is a phenomenal director. And this cast is quite lit.
#annihilation (also my lady worked on it so you know it’s gon be good)

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My favorite day of the week. #ChiDay tonight’s amazing episode was written by the brilliant @casallinak !!!

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My favorite person. No filter necessary.
Photography by: #joshreissphotography wedding by: @yzinkow & @mollyshoffman84

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My favorite princess. #blackpanther (illustrated by none other than : @nikkolas_smith)

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If you’re in LA. Come holla @ me.

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Thank you @akemilook for letting me jump in y’all’s picture. #wakandaforever

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If you go see #BlackPanther in IMAX this weekend there’s a strong chance you’ll see my face while you’re organizing your snacks. #ReadyPlayerOne

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Thanks for the love @northwesternu.

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This really is a dream come true. Never give up on those projects that people say will never happen. Just keep pushing. Grateful to the folks at TBS and my whole team for believing with me. #Twenties #NoMoreSidekicks

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I don’t believe in Cupid. I believe in God. And I’m grateful to Him for making her in His image. Valentine isn’t a strong enough word to describe her. But on Valentine’s Day I’m reminded to cherish her. For all that she is. And all that she’ll become. #happyvday

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I’m ready. Are you? #ReadyPlayerOne

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I believe the children are our future. Teach them well. And let them lead the way.

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#CHICAGO ⚠️Get Ready⚠️ Come Hang Out w/ Me THIS THURSDAY Night 2/15 @ #TheIVY @ Sound-Bar! Early Arrival Suggested, contact @jonn3deepchi for VIP & More Info!

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All new. Tonight. @shothechi. @marcusgardley’s episode is so fucking good. There’s a block party. That’s all I’m gonna say.

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Tonight’s episode is a walk through the city with these guys. It’s one of my favorite episodes. Written by the amazing @marcusgardley.
I’m watching with y’all tonight. I’m gon be tweeting with all my play cousins! #TheChi

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Lucky.

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We were born to fly.

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The committee of black writers celebrated NAACP Image Award Nominees. Honored to be among such a talented group.

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It’s such an honor to be honored by @essence and it’s even more of an honor to be celebrated along side these amazing goddesses!

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Today would’ve been Trayvon’s 23rd birthday. We’ll never forget his name. We’ll never forget his family. We will continue to speak his name.
If you purchase this hoodie from
@liberatedpeople 15 % of the proceeds will go to the Trayvon Martin Foundation.
Get a hoodie. Get involved.

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He’s just tryna get to his play cousin.

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Did you forget? It’s black history month.

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Half time

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See y’all on the 11th!

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Me + mike.

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Pretty much.

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Y’all did this. Grateful. Season 2 bout to be even blacker. ✊🏾

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And we back and we back.
And we back with a black woman running the show. Ayanna Floyd-Davis is my play auntie so I can’t wait to dive in with her. Thank y’all for having my back. Y’all are all my play cousins. #TheChi #season2

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Royalty.

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