On this episode of Represent, Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, an associate professor at the University of Alabama and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective, chat with Bachelorette contestant Eric Bigger and his aunt, Verna Myers.
- Robin’s first Slate Bachelorette piece, “Black, Single, and Waiting” and why she was ultimately disappointed by how the season portrayed black love
- Robin writes about her search for black love on screen for the Crunk Feminist Collective
- The memorable moment when Eric told Rachel “I love you”
- Why Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi, the couple who fell in love on Nick’s season of The Bachelor, broke up
- Verna’s TED Talk: “How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them”
- Verna’s website
- Eric’s “The Cap Trap” line, which features inspirational quotes such as “It’s Miracle Season”
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