Aisha Harris
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

Aisha Harris is a Slate culture writer and host of the Slate podcast Represent.

Brow Beat
March 30 2018 7:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in April
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March 28 2018 8:50 AMThe Academy Clears President John Bailey of Sexual Harassment Complaint
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March 21 2018 9:17 AMThe No. 1 Book on Amazon Right Now Is John Oliver’s Children’s Book About Mike Pence’s Gay Bunny
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March 11 2018 1:51 PMWatch Barry Jenkins Read His Moonlight Speech Aloud For the First Time
Represent
March 9 2018 10:57 AMUnpacking The ChiA closer look at Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe’s show and its depiction of Chicago.
Represent
March 6 2018 10:43 AMWhat Went Down at the 2018 OscarsRecapping the night’s highs and lows with actor and comedian Chris Lamberth.
Brow Beat
March 4 2018 11:09 PMThe Oscars Devoted an Entire Montage to the Importance of RepresentationKumail Nanjiani’s contributions were the highlight.
Represent
March 2 2018 7:00 AMOscar-Nominated: A Fantastic Woman, Strong Island, and Lady BirdAhead of the 90th Academy Awards, we discuss Chile’s Foreign Language Film nominee and revisit conversations with two first-time directors.
Represent
Feb. 23 2018 2:24 PMBlack Panther Production Designer Hannah BeachlerOn bringing Wakanda to life and what it’s like working with Ryan Coogler and Beyoncé.
Brow Beat
Feb. 23 2018 7:43 AMReal-Life Protests Inspired by Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Are Officially a Trend
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Feb. 21 2018 9:10 AMHere’s How Many Post-Credits Sequences You Need to Stay for After Black PantherThere are two.
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Feb. 16 2018 9:47 AMThe Lion King Remake Has Revealed Its Song List, and It Leaves Out One of the Original’s Best Songs
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Feb. 15 2018 12:08 PMOne of Cinema’s First Black Superheroes Is Not Who You Think It IsAnd his story is downright bonkers.
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Feb. 14 2018 2:09 PMChris Rock’s First Stand-Up Special in a Decade Is Streaming on Netflix NowHe gets personal.
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Feb. 12 2018 5:50 AMWesley Snipes Is Really Excited About Black Panther“Overcome, overjoyed, clutch the pearls, I am ecstatic about it.”
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March 28 2018 5:08 PM“Gilead Is Within You” in the Chilling Trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2
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March 22 2018 8:19 AMNew Pop Culture Trend Alert: the Black Lady TherapistFrom Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to You’re the Worst, they seem to be everywhere.
Represent
March 16 2018 12:11 PMA Wrinkle in Time and Representations That HurtWe catch up on Ava DuVernay’s new movie. Then, a conversation with Bim Adewunmi and Antonia Cereijido about representations that made us feel ashamed or embarrassed.
Brow Beat
March 9 2018 11:25 AMIroning Out A Wrinkle in TimeWhat, exactly, went wrong with this movie? Does the ending make any sense? And what was up with those sandwiches, anyway? Three Slate critics discuss.
Movies
March 7 2018 2:05 PMA Wrinkle in Time Is Less Subtle Than a Tesseract, but It Finds Moments of Humanity When It CanIf you’re a tween, or able to tap into your inner tween, you just might fall for it.
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March 5 2018 2:40 AMThe Fish-Monster Sex Movie Was a Disappointingly Safe Choice for Best Picture
Watch Smarter
March 2 2018 12:38 PM Why Sports in Movies Always Look FakeAnd how I, Tonya and Battle of the Sexes got it right.
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Feb. 27 2018 12:14 PMTwelve Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday
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Feb. 23 2018 8:00 AMBlack Panther Is the Most Feminist Superhero Movie YetYes, including Wonder Woman.
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Feb. 21 2018 6:05 PMBlack Panther’s Dialect Coach on Wakanda’s Regional Accents and Prepping ActorsAlso, how she’s working to “raise the bar” for African accents.
Represent
Feb. 17 2018 5:10 PMWakanda ForeverThree critics hold a spoiler-filled discussion of Black Panther.
Represent
Feb. 16 2018 8:15 AMWesley Snipes on Blade and Black PantherWe discuss black superheroes on the big screen that predate Ryan Coogler’s new Marvel blockbuster.
Brow Beat
Feb. 15 2018 8:48 AMThe New Incredibles 2 Trailer Shows off an Incredible Amount of New Footage
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Feb. 12 2018 3:48 PMFilmstruck Celebrates Oscar Season by Highlighting Eight Foreign Language Winners and Nominees
Represent
Feb. 9 2018 4:16 PMThinking About #MeToo Through Quentin Tarantino and Gloria AllredTwo Tarantino fans wrestle with his films’ handling of gender and race. Then, an interview with Marta Kauffman and Gloria Allred about their new documentary.

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