Lena Waithe

actress, producer and screenwriter

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Lena Waithe is an American actress, producer and screenwriter.

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Writer Lena Waithe joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss inserting her point of view into Master of None.

Lena Waithe: Master of None

Writer Lena Waithe joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss inserting her point of view into Master of None.

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