Aisha Harris
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

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

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May 14 2018 4:21 PMWatch the First Trailer for Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman
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May 10 2018 10:51 AMSpotify Will No Longer Promote R. Kelly’s Music in Its Playlists
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May 8 2018 1:40 PM“This Is America” and Atlanta Secure Donald Glover’s LegacyGlover’s musical and TV careers are converging, and the results are staggering.
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May 4 2018 11:45 AMDear White People Creator Justin Simien on Unpacking Racism in the Gay Community and More in Season 2
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May 1 2018 5:02 PMKanye Suggests That Slavery—Which, by Definition, Is Not a Choice—Was a Choice
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April 27 2018 8:00 AMThe Rachel Divide Will Make You Feel Sad, but Not for Rachel DolezalThe collateral damage of Dolezal’s racial ruse falls especially hard on her black children.
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April 26 2018 1:25 PMMichael Che and Colin Jost Are Hosting the 2018 Emmys
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April 25 2018 8:45 AMHank Azaria on The Simpsons’ Apu: “I’m Perfectly Willing to Step Aside”
Politics
April 19 2018 5:52 AMBeing Black in PublicWhen you’re black in America, you’re either seen as a problem or not seen at all.
Brow Beat
April 12 2018 4:12 PMAn Update on Dolly Parton’s (Formerly Dixie) Stampede
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April 9 2018 11:31 AMThe Simpsons Addressed Hari Kondabolu’s Problem With Apu By Shrugging at the Problem
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March 30 2018 2:35 PMRoseanne Season 2 Is Officially Happening
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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
Represent
May 11 2018 5:07 PMPrince Harry and Meghan Markle’s WeddingShould we care that a member of the royal family is marrying a biracial, divorced actress? Kristen Meinzer thinks so.
Life
May 10 2018 5:57 AMHow Revolutionary Is Meghan Markle, Really?A skeptic and a romantic debate.
Represent
May 4 2018 12:14 PMDear White People Creator Justin Simien“This is the best way I can contribute to the culture.”
Brow Beat
May 3 2018 9:53 AMCamille Cosby Is Standing by Her Man, Compares His Conviction to the Murder of Emmett Till
Represent
April 27 2018 4:11 PMThe Kondabolu BrothersHari and Ashok Kondabolu discuss the ongoing Simpsons controversy, their new podcast, and their problematic pop culture favorites.
Brow Beat
April 26 2018 6:06 PMA Celebrity Did Something Dumb on Twitter and It Was Delightful Instead of Horrifying
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April 26 2018 9:43 AMHari Kondabolu on The Simpsons’ Apu Episode: “I Wasn’t Trying to Troll, but if I Was, I Won”
Movies
April 19 2018 10:26 AMI Feel Pretty Has Good Intentions, but It Doesn’t Have the BrainsIn this body-positive comedy, Amy Schumer gains self-confidence from a bump on the head.
Brow Beat
April 17 2018 2:32 PMBeyoncé’s HBCU Tribute at Coachella Was the Latest in a Proud TraditionShe brought the black schools to the world stage, but she still kept it FUBU.
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April 11 2018 5:45 AMGrool IntentionsThe Mean Girls musical makes some welcome updates, but lacks the movie’s bite.
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April 2 2018 7:32 AMHow Much Does Film Distributor Neon Love Movies With Neon-Lit Scenes?A lot, it seems.
Represent
March 30 2018 8:00 AMIsle of DogsWes Anderson’s latest animated feature doesn’t consider Asian-American viewers.
Brow Beat
March 28 2018 5:08 PM“Gilead Is Within You” in the Chilling Trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2
Brow Beat
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.

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