Brown Girls Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam Bailey
On the series that have inspired them, telling queer millennials’ stories, and hiring people of color behind the camera.
Insecure Showrunner Prentice PennyOn the hit HBO comedy, how he got his start, and his new lifestyle series Upscale.
Oscar-Winning Actress Marlee MatlinOn her incredible career and advocating for deaf and disability representation on screen.
“Every Single Word” Creator Dylan MarronThe actor, writer, and video producer on his viral video series and calling out lack of representation in Hollywood.
The Last Laugh Director Ferne PearlsteinExploring the history of Holocaust humor and the tricky art of telling taboo jokes.
Moonlight Editor Joi McMillonOn her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.
Filmmaker Raoul PeckThe Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus, we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.
(A)sexual Star and Director David Jay and Angela TuckerFrom a 2011 documentary to today’s BoJack Horseman, depictions of asexuals on screen.
Capturing Visual Styles With Ruth E. CarterThe two-time Oscar nominee behind Do the Right Thing on capturing the perfect visual styles for Spike Lee, Joss Whedon, and more.
More on Disney’s Moana With Nate ChinenThe conversation continues with a discussion of the Hawaiian Renaissance and Lilo & Stitch in this special outtake.
Better Things’ Pamela AdlonThe actor/writer/producer on how her new FX series reflects her life as a single mom and the pressures of being a woman in Hollywood.
Comedian Kathy Griffin on Her CareerGriffin talks about pushing against ageism and sexism in Hollywood and her latest book.
Good Girls Revolt’s Joy BryantThe multihyphenate Hollywood star on playing a civil rights legend, speaking out, and the beloved drama Parenthood.
The “I’m Not Your Wife” EditionFilm and television writer Patricia Resnick talks about working in Hollywood as a woman in the 1970s and ’80s.
Oscar-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin: The TranscriptRead a full transcript of Episode 38 of Slate Represent.
Whitewashing Ghost in the ShellExamining Asian representation and erasure onscreen with MTV News’ Inkoo Kang and Vulture’s Alex Jung.
Underground’s Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah VannThe stars of the hit WGN America series talk challenging the usual depictions of slavery on screen.
Unpacking Jordan Peele’s Get OutHow this film makes a psychological thriller out of the microaggressions of everyday racism.
Revisiting the Historic 2002 Oscars With Comedians W. Kamau Bell and Kevin AveryThe night Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier all took home Academy Awards.
#OscarsSoWhite Creator April ReignThe prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees and the work that still needs to be done.
One Day at a Time’s Rita MorenoThe legendary EGOT winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.
Represent: 2016 in ReviewA look back on this year in representation, featuring some familiar friends of the show.
The Creators of Search Party on Depicting Insufferable MillennialsThe screenwriting duo on depicting privileged millennials on-screen.
Disney and Representation: Moana and Floyd NormanMusic writer Nate Chinen on Moana’s depiction of Pacific Islander culture and an interview with Disney’s legendary first black animator.
Filmmaker Nisha Ganatra on Directing for TVThe Transparent and Mr. Robot director on how important it is to have different perspectives in the room.
Moonlight Filmmaker Barry JenkinsOn how the director confronted a difficult past while telling a story so rarely seen on screen.
The Birth of a Nation EditionRepresent unpacks Birth of a Nation with Slate’s chief political correspondent, Jamelle Bouie.