Aisha Harris
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

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

Represent
April 21 2017 12:28 PMBrown Girls Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam BaileyOn the series that have inspired them, telling queer millennials’ stories, and hiring people of color behind the camera.
Brow Beat
April 20 2017 4:44 PMPrince Outsold Everyone and Adele in 2016
Represent
April 14 2017 1:01 PMInsecure Showrunner Prentice PennyOn the hit HBO comedy, how he got his start, and his new lifestyle series Upscale.
Represent
April 7 2017 11:01 AMOscar-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin: The TranscriptRead a full transcript of Episode 38 of Slate Represent.
Brow Beat
April 7 2017 10:04 AMHow In the Heat of the Night’s Sidney Poitier Paved the Way for Get Out
Culturebox
April 5 2017 5:55 AMA History of Self-CareFrom its radical roots to its yuppie-driven middle age to its election-inspired resurgence.
Brow Beat
March 31 2017 9:04 AMQueen Bey Might Voice Nala in the Lion King Remake
Brow Beat
March 30 2017 5:52 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in April
Represent
March 24 2017 1:04 PM“Every Single Word” Creator Dylan MarronThe actor, writer, and video producer on his viral video series and calling out lack of representation in Hollywood.
Brow Beat
March 16 2017 10:31 AMSamantha Bee Called Out Liberals for Being Great at Protesting but Pretty Terrible at Actually Voting
Brow Beat
March 7 2017 7:31 AMThe Most Terrifying Villain in Get Out Is White Womanhood
Movies
March 3 2017 12:00 PMThe Live-Action Beauty and the Beast How is it possible that a story about a woman prisoner falling in love with her beast captor is still this enchanting?
Brow Beat
March 1 2017 5:55 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in March
Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2017 1:20 PMSomehow People Are Finding a White Savior in Moonlight’s Win
Represent
Feb. 24 2017 10:58 AMRevisiting the Historic 2002 Oscars With Comedians W. Kamau Bell and Kevin AveryThe night Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier all took home Academy Awards.
Brow Beat
April 21 2017 7:31 AMThe Hate U Give Is a Best-Selling YA Novel About Police Brutality. It’s Brilliant.
Brow Beat
April 20 2017 10:05 AMRachel Bloom’s Great New Song Parody Gets at Just How Confusing It Can Be to Be a “#LadyBoss”
Brow Beat
April 13 2017 3:28 PMHere’s the First Trailer for Dear White People, the New Netflix Series That’s Already Pissed Off White People
Represent
April 7 2017 11:00 AMOscar-Winning Actress Marlee MatlinOn her incredible career and advocating for deaf and disability representation on screen.
Doublex
April 6 2017 8:59 AMAgainst SpankingStacey Patton, author of a new book about black America’s relationship with corporal punishment, says it’s time to understand it as abuse, not mere discipline.
Represent
March 31 2017 12:51 PMWhitewashing Ghost in the ShellExamining Asian representation and erasure onscreen with MTV News’ Inkoo Kang and Vulture’s Alex Jung.
Brow Beat
March 31 2017 7:33 AMThe Ghost in the Shell Remake’s Twist Ending Makes the Whitewashing Even Worse
Brow Beat
March 29 2017 10:34 AMNobel Prize Winner Bob Dylan Has Finally Decided to Take Home His Nobel Prize
Represent
March 17 2017 11:36 AMUnderground’s Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah VannThe stars of the hit WGN America series talk challenging the usual depictions of slavery on screen.
Represent
March 10 2017 12:51 PMThe Last Laugh Director Ferne PearlsteinExploring the history of Holocaust humor and the tricky art of telling taboo jokes.
Represent
March 3 2017 4:01 PMUnpacking Jordan Peele’s Get OutHow this film makes a psychological thriller out of the microaggressions of everyday racism.
Brow Beat
March 2 2017 2:15 PMDave Chappelle’s New Comedy Specials Are Coming to Netflix March 21
Represent
Feb. 27 2017 2:55 PMWhat Went Down at the OscarsRecapping the night’s highs, lows, and that historic Moonlight win.
Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2017 4:25 AMForget the Embarrassing Mix-Up. The Real Story Is Moonlight’s Historic Win.
Movies
Feb. 23 2017 4:57 PMGet OutJordan Peele’s first feature film is an instant comedy-horror classic about the hilarious nightmare that is existing while black.

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