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Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.

Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.
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Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.

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Episodes

Represent Lovefest

6/8/2018
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It really is hard, but Aisha, Veralyn, and Marissa say goodbye. Aisha talks to her dad, Hartford Courant columnist Frank Harris III, there is a final quiz and the Represent team reminisce. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli Learn more...

Duration:01:20:09

89: "Just Another Girl on the I.R.T." Director Leslie Harris

6/1/2018
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Aisha Harris talks to two black female filmmakers at different points in their careers: veteran director Leslie Harris, who helmed the cult classic Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. and up-and-coming filmmaker Nikyatu Jusu. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Learn more...

Duration:00:52:22

The Represent Rose: Meghan Markle's Married Now

5/22/2018
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Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, Ph.D, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective, unpack Meghan's (very black) wedding day. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli Learn...

Duration:00:42:24

#88: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding

5/11/2018
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Aisha talks to Kristen Meinzer, co-host of When Meghan Met Harry about her obsession with the royals and makes a case for why skeptics should care about this royal love connection. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli Learn more about your...

Duration:00:30:50

#87: Dear White People Creator Justin Simien

5/4/2018
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Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker Justin Simien about making season two of his Netflix series, Dear White People. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:35

#86: Comedies Hari and Ashok Kondabolu

4/27/2018
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Comedies Hari and Ashok Kondabolu chat with Aisha about their new podcast, The Kondabolu Brothers, their pre-woke watching stories, and Hari responses to The Simpsons’ latest Apu episode. Note: This conversation took place the day before Hank Azaria appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to advocate for listening to the criticisms of the South Asian community and suggest that he’d be willing to “step aside” from voicing the character. For links on what we discuss check out our...

Duration:00:30:25

#85: Isle of Dogs

3/30/2018
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Aisha Harris and Mashable writer Angie Han, discuss cultural representation in Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, which is set in Japan. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:49

Pre-Woke Watching

3/23/2018
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Here are three of our favorite Pre-Woke Watching segments. Also, we're partnering with Slate’s video team to bring visuals to these conversations. Check out our inaugural video in this series. Hear more from actor, writer, and video producer Dylan Marron in episode 36. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media:...

Duration:00:33:44

#84: A Wrinkle in Time and Representations That Hurt

3/16/2018
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Aisha Harris and producer Veralyn Williams discuss A Wrinkle in Time. And our conversation at the Speak Up, Rise Up festival with BuzzFeed’s Bim Adewunmi and Latino USA’s Antonia Cereijido about shameful representations in film and tv. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn...

Duration:00:36:13

#83: Unpacking The Chi

3/9/2018
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Aisha Harris and writer/TV critic Jasmine Sanders take a closer look at Showtime’s The Chi and its depiction of Chicago. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. And please fill out the Slate podcast survey at slate.com/podcastsurvey. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli Learn...

Duration:00:33:09

Oscars 2018: Here's What Went Down

3/5/2018
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Aisha Harris and Chris Lamberth, actor/comedian and host of host of the Mundane Festival podcast, recap everything that went down at the Oscars last night. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. And please fill out the Slate podcast survey at slate.com/podcastsurvey. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social...

Duration:00:35:50

#82: Oscar-Nominated: A Fantastic Woman, Strong Island and Lady Bird

3/2/2018
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Aisha Harris talks A Fantastic Woman, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, with Slate science intern Alex Barasch. And we revisit two conversations we had with two first-time directors who are up for big awards this Sunday: Yance Ford, whose Strong Island is nominated for Best Documentary, and Greta Gerwig, whose Lady Bird is nominated for 5 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Original Screenplay. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. And please fill...

Duration:00:36:33

#81: Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler

2/23/2018
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Aisha Harris talks to Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler about her process when taking on new films, creating the imagery behind Wakanda and much more. Also, Gene Demby, host of NPR’s Code Switch, comes on to discuss the hype around Black Panther. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent,...

Duration:00:58:47

Wakanda Forever

2/17/2018
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Aisha Harris is joined by producer Veralyn WIlliams and chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie for a spoiler-filled review of Black Panther. They discuss the politics of Wakanda vs. black America, what makes the movie’s fight scenes so compelling, and much more. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent,...

Duration:00:53:17

#80: Wesley Snipes Talks Blade and Black Panther

2/16/2018
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Aisha Harris chats Wesley Snipes about cult favorite, Blade and trying to bring Black Panther to the big screen more than 20 years ago. Also, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Senior programmer, Ash Clark recently, joins us to discuss their film series, Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter:...

Duration:00:58:44

#79: Thinking About #MeToo Through Quentin Tarantino and Gloria Allred

2/9/2018
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Aisha Harris chats women's rights attorney Gloria Allred and film producer Marta Kauffman, about their new Netflix documentary, Seeing Allred, advocating for women’s and minority rights, and Gloria’s fraught relationship with the media. Also, in the wake of the current re-examination of Quentin Tarantino and his filmmaking style, Aisha and film critic Candice Frederick, discuss what it’s like to be women who love Tarantino movies. For links on what we discuss check out our show...

Duration:00:54:10

#78: "Jane the Virgin" Star Jaime Camil

2/2/2018
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Aisha Harris has a very candid conversation with Jane the Virgin's Jaime Camil about his career, the double standards for men and women in Hollywood, why studios should be trying to reach Mexican audiences, and much more. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media:...

Duration:00:47:31

#77: Represent Takes On Sundance

1/26/2018
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Live from Sundance Film Festival, Aisha Harris is joined by Slate’s movie critic and Culture Gabfest host Dana Stevens. They swap Sundance stories and talk to director Sebastián Silva about his latest film, Tyrel. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa...

Duration:00:35:21

#76: Oscar Nomination Predictions and Filmmaker Charles Burnett

1/19/2018
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Aisha Harris and Mark Harris, Vulture writer and author of Pictures at a Revolution and Five Came Back, breakdown their Oscar nomination predictions. Also, Aisha talks to Charles Burnett, a revered filmmaker who emerged from the period of groundbreaking black independent filmmaking known as the LA rebellion, which took place from the late 1960s-1980s. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email:...

Duration:00:51:45

#75: Actor Bambadjan Bamba Comes Out as Undocumented

1/15/2018
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Aisha Harris talks to actor Bambadjan Bamba of Suicide Squad, The Good Place, and the upcoming Black Panther. He shares why he came out as undocumented and asks Hollywood to stand with immigrants in the industry, including those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA. Learn more about Bamba’s #StandWithBamba campaign here, and read more in Slate about DACA here. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share...

Duration:00:30:15