11 Web Series You Should Be Watching

There's something exciting happening on the tiny screen. Web series are the new frontier for discovering new Black talent from around the globe. From comedies to docudramas, and everything else in between, here are 11 Internet shows that should be bookmarked on your laptop.

Reginald R. Larkin Mar, 10, 2015

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What it's about: This East London-based web series by newcomer Cecile Emeke follows the everyday experiences of two Black British best friends.

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What it's about: Picture an associate partner (struggling with being an angry Black woman) at a crisis firm that focuses on racial issues. Between dealing with the complications of a Latina Harriet Tubman in a school play and dodging Mr. Wonderful, Koko is bound to keep you in stitches.

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What it's about: What happens when two childhood friends reconnect over a lush Los Angeles back drop? The answer is simple; it unravels as a series of romantic firsts that feels like a modern day Love Jones

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What it's about: Working as the only African American in your department can be tough, especially when you’re one of the few people of color many of your co-workers know.

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What's about: When your friend uses your picture on a dating site, foolishness is bound to follow.

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What it's about: A single mother raising her son needs more than just a side gig to sustain herself. Follow Nia as she discovers herself through her daily interactions.

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What's it's about: It's not too late to catch up on this 2014 runaway hit about five African women who return home to Ghana. Creator Nicole Amarteifo has already hinted at season 2.

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What it's about: When your roommate moonlights as bae, things are bound to get complicated. That drama describes the first episode in this roller coaster series.

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What it's about: Sometimes we don’t get it right the first time and that’s why wisdom is such a vital part of the journey. Viewers join Stephanie, a thirty-something, unemployed woman in L.A, trying to figure it out.

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What it's about: Three gay men and their transgendered friend try to survive their twenties while dodging NYC’s numerous shenanigans. The one-liners and theatrics coupled with the sensitive topics make for a well-rounded series.

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What it's about: The struggles of the light-skinned Black man are all too real in the docu-series that follows Roomieloverfriends star, Austen Jaye.