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Interview: How Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' Makes Space for Black Creators

The cast of this groundbreaking British series tell us about making an unapologetically Black show.

Michaela Coel knows how to tell her story her way. With I May Destroy You, her latest series, she doubles down on that creative impulse, validating not only her story, but those of others to come. Bravely using her real-life experience of sexual assault at a London club as a springboard, Coel, already beloved for Chewing Gum, created a game-changing series challenging our society to adapt to the 21st century realities of sexual assault amid a hookup and drug culture. And she is being widely recognized and celebrated for it on both sides of the pond.

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Watch the New Trailer for Michaela Coel's Upcoming Show 'I May Destroy You'

The highly-anticipated show, which tackles dating and sexual consent, is coming to HBO next month.