Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

Screening Room
Aug. 3 2014 11:59 PMThe End of Whiteness?A 1959 film imagines a post-apocalyptic world where the sole survivors are a black guy, a white woman … and a white man.
Brow Beat
Aug. 1 2014 9:09 AMWatch the Classic James Brown Performances That Inspired Get on Up
Slate Picks
July 31 2014 12:54 PMListen to Our July Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Brow Beat
July 28 2014 4:03 PMTom Hardy Is the New Road Warrior in the Trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road
Brow Beat
July 24 2014 11:26 AMWatch Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch’s Two-Woman Show From 15 Years Ago
Brow Beat
July 18 2014 10:44 AMThe Best Way to Film New York City, According to Pop Stars? Black and White.
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 11:18 AMDrake Sings “Let It Go” and Takes a Jab at Macklemore While Hosting the ESPYs
Brow Beat
July 14 2014 12:58 PMWeird Al, Jack Black, and Kristen Schaal Are Charmingly “Tacky” in This Pharrell Parody
Brow Beat
July 11 2014 10:46 AMApehood Is a Beautiful Story About Growing Up ... as an Ape
Brow Beat
July 7 2014 5:08 PMJoel McHale and Tony Hale Are “Comedians in Cars Getting Cocaine”
Brow Beat
July 3 2014 3:57 PMAndré Benjamin Is a Very Convincing Jimi Hendrix in the Trailer for His Upcoming Biopic
Brow Beat
July 2 2014 6:10 PMIran’s Modern Family Rip-Off Is Not So Modern
Brow Beat
July 2 2014 10:08 AMHere’s What Ariana Grande’s “Problem” Would Sound Like if It Was Covered by DMX
Brow Beat
June 27 2014 5:18 PMDavid Cronenberg'’s New Short Film Is a New Twist on Movies Like The Fly
Brow Beat
June 26 2014 2:29 PMThe Gremlins Easter Egg You Never Knew Was There
Brow Beat
Aug. 1 2014 7:03 PMThe Social Activist Side of James Brown You Won’t See In Get On Up
Brow Beat
July 31 2014 1:50 PMThe Into the Woods Movie Looks Enchanting
July 29 2014 5:12 PMWhere I’m FromHow a trip to Kenya changed the way I think about the terms African-American and black American.
Brow Beat
July 24 2014 4:57 PMJerry Seinfeld on What Made Him Laugh Hardest (and Other Highlights From His Reddit AMA)
Brow Beat
July 21 2014 1:03 PMHear “Another One Bites the Dust” Sung Entirely by Screaming Movie Characters
July 17 2014 4:20 PMHard TimesA more intimate, realistic tale of male strippers than Magic Mike.
Brow Beat
July 16 2014 4:46 PMKeira Knightley Refuses to Grow Up in the Trailer for Lynn Shelton’s Laggies
Behind the Scenes
July 14 2014 9:43 AM“There’s Really Nothing to Be Ashamed About Anymore”Two Brow Beat bloggers chat about guilty pleasures and the mysteries of taste.
Brow Beat
July 9 2014 3:28 PMBill Murray’s Never-Released 1984 Sci-Fi Comedy Is Now Online
Brow Beat
July 7 2014 1:20 PMDJ Jazzy Jeff Remixed the Super Mario Bros. Theme
Brow Beat
July 3 2014 12:52 PMThe Story Behind That Iranian Version of Modern Family
July 2 2014 2:11 PMTammyMelissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon have terrific comic chemistry.
Brow Beat
June 30 2014 6:40 PMCommunity Is Getting Its Sixth Season—on Yahoo. Really.
Brow Beat
June 27 2014 12:13 PMWatch a Beautiful New Animated Short From a Disney Legend
Brow Beat
June 25 2014 11:13 AMFinally, a Perfect Term for When White People “Discover” Things



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Watch Flashes of Lightning Created in a Lab  
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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.