Represent

Represent

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.... Show More

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June 8, 2018 82 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyleProduction by Veralyn WilliamsS... Read more

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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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmysty... Read more

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Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, an associate professor at the University of Alabama and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective, unpack the blackness of Harry and Meghan’s wedding, from Doria Ragland’s dreadlocks to Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon. Then, podcast producer Renay Richardson gives her perspective on the royal wedding as a black, British woman and explains how she believes it will change the monarchy... Read more

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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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyleProduction by Veralyn WilliamsSocial m... Read more

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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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyleProduction by Veralyn WilliamsSocial media: Marissa MartinelliLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megap... Read more

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Comedians 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... Read more

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March 30, 2018 28 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyleProduction by Veralyn WilliamsSocial media: Marissa MartinelliLearn more about your ad c... Read more

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March 23, 2018 33 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyleProdu... Read more

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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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, ... Read more

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March 9, 2018 36 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmystyleProduction by Veralyn Willi... Read more

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March 5, 2018 35 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @cr... Read more

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March 5, 2018 36 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @cr... Read more

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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 wh... Read more

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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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate Represent... Read more

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February 17, 2018 53 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate Repr... Read more

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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/representEmail: represent... Read more

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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.F... Read more

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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.F... Read more

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February 2, 2018 47 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmysty... Read more

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February 2, 2018 47 min

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/representEmail: represent@slate.comFacebook: Slate RepresentTwitter: @SlateRepresent, @craftingmysty... Read more

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