Aisha Harris
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

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

Brow Beat
Jan. 28 2018 8:22 PMKendrick Lamar Enlisted Dave Chappelle, U2, and a Literal Army to Open the GrammysPity everyone who has to follow him, which is, well, everyone.
Represent
Jan. 26 2018 1:14 PMRepresent Takes on SundanceSebastián Silva explains why he chose to tackle the black American experience in his latest film, Tyrel.
Relationships
Jan. 24 2018 5:55 AMThe Sharer vs. the WithholderEvery time we fight, we’re replaying an old argument that started over an order of grilled cheese.
Represent
Jan. 19 2018 11:18 AMOscar Nomination Predictions and Filmmaker Charles BurnettWe try to get inside the minds of this year’s Academy voters. Then, an interview with the esteemed director behind Killer of Sheep and other great films.
Represent
Jan. 15 2018 7:30 AMBambadjan Bamba Comes Out as UndocumentedThe actor, best known for The Good Place and the upcoming Black Panther, says Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.
Brow Beat
Jan. 10 2018 8:57 AMDolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Is Now Just a Regular Stampede
Represent
Jan. 5 2018 1:23 PMHollywood Women Respond to #MeTooWe discuss the anti-harassment initiative Time’s Up and talk to Great American Baking Show winner Vallery Lomas about her season’s sudden cancellation.
Brow Beat
Jan. 4 2018 7:00 AMSome of 2017’s Best Films Featured Excellent Casts. There Needs to Be an Academy Award for Best Ensemble.
Brow Beat
Dec. 28 2017 11:48 AMThis Portlandia Sketch Just Might Be the Most Perfect, Spot-On Parody of True Crime Podcasts
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Dec. 22 2017 11:22 AMWatch Kendrick Lamar’s Stunning Video for “Love”
Brow Beat
Dec. 21 2017 4:50 PMNick Cannon Casts Chris Brown in a Movie Meant to “Empower Women.” Seriously.
Brow Beat
Dec. 21 2017 11:02 AMWatch the First Trailer for the Mamma Mia! Sequel, Which Has More Cher But (Maybe?) Less Meryl
Brow Beat
Dec. 20 2017 11:16 AMListen to Chance the Rapper and Jeremih’s New Batch of Original Christmas Jams
Represent
Dec. 15 2017 12:34 PMShe’s Gotta Have It Writer Radha BlankOn working with Spike Lee, responding to criticisms of the show, and being a woman of color in the writers room.
Brow Beat
Dec. 13 2017 11:25 AMThe 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Include Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, and the Cars
Movies
Jan. 26 2018 4:36 PMThe King vs. the “Reality Star Fool”The King, Eugene Jarecki’s latest documentary, compares the glorious ascendance and pitiful demise of Elvis Presley to the Trump era.
Brow Beat
Jan. 26 2018 10:12 AMSteven Spielberg and Tony Kushner Are Doing a West Side Story Remake
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Jan. 23 2018 10:51 AMThe Biggest Surprises of the 2018 Oscar NominationsFor one thing, they weren’t #SoWhite.
Brow Beat
Jan. 18 2018 11:10 AMJustin Timberlake Survives Trump, Misogyny, and Racism in the Dystopian Video for “Supplies”
Represent
Jan. 12 2018 5:07 PMFilm Producer DeVon FranklinOn his commandments for achieving secular success with faith-based films like The Star.
Brow Beat
Jan. 8 2018 12:37 AMOprah’s Golden Globes Speech May Make You Yearn for a President WinfreyAnd her partner of many years says, “She would absolutely do it.”
Brow Beat
Jan. 4 2018 9:24 AMWatch Tiffany Haddish Give One of the Greatest Acceptance Speeches of All Time at the NYFCC Awards
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Dec. 28 2017 1:24 PMWatch the Trailer for a Movie Where Nicolas Cage Sledgehammers a Pool Table While Singing “The Hokey Pokey”
Brow Beat
Dec. 28 2017 5:55 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in January
Represent
Dec. 22 2017 7:46 AMRepresent: 2017 in ReviewReflecting on the year in representation, from Moonlight to the Weinstein fallout.
Brow Beat
Dec. 21 2017 12:31 PMEd Sheeran Needs Legos to Help Him Write, and Other Fun Facts From the Making of “Shape of You”
Screen Time
Dec. 21 2017 9:30 AMSlate Critics Pick the Best Episodes of Children’s Television of All Time
Movies
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMNetflix’s Mudbound Gives One of Our Most Promising Filmmakers Her Biggest Canvas YetDee Rees’ timely drama is an ambitious, if flawed, portrait of race and gender in the American South.
Brow Beat
Dec. 15 2017 7:33 AMSpike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It Got a Modern-Day Update. Crooklyn Should Be Next.
Brow Beat
Dec. 12 2017 4:29 PMJada Pinkett Smith Goes Off on the Golden Globes for Failing to Nominate Tiffany Haddish

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