Aisha Harris
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

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

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
Brow Beat
Feb. 21 2018 9:10 AMHere’s How Many Post-Credits Sequences You Need to Stay for After Black PantherThere are two.
Brow Beat
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
Brow Beat
Feb. 15 2018 12:08 PMOne of Cinema’s First Black Superheroes Is Not Who You Think It IsAnd his story is downright bonkers.
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2018 2:09 PMChris Rock’s First Stand-Up Special in a Decade Is Streaming on Netflix NowHe gets personal.
Brow Beat
Feb. 12 2018 5:50 AMWesley Snipes Is Really Excited About Black Panther“Overcome, overjoyed, clutch the pearls, I am ecstatic about it.”
Brow Beat
Feb. 9 2018 11:51 AMDoes Fifty Shades Freed Even Pretend to Have a Plot? And What, Precisely, Are “Sex Jeans”?Three critics discuss.
Brow Beat
Feb. 2 2018 7:32 AMJane the Virgin’s Jaime Camil on How Hollywood Shortchanges Latino AudiencesModern Family shouldn’t be the only sitcom being nominated for awards year after year, he says.
Brow Beat
Jan. 31 2018 5:50 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in February
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
Feb. 23 2018 8:00 AMBlack Panther Is the Most Feminist Superhero Movie YetYes, including Wonder Woman.
Brow Beat
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
Brow Beat
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.
Watch Smarter
Feb. 4 2018 8:02 AMHow to Tell If a Singer Is Lip-SyncingIt’s all in their movements.
Represent
Feb. 2 2018 7:09 AMJane the Virgin Star Jaime CamilOn playing Rogelio de la Vega, lending his voice to Coco, and the state of Latino representation in Hollywood.
Brow Beat
Jan. 30 2018 11:50 AMAt Sundance, the Limitations of Portraying Double ConsciousnessSebastián Silva’s Tyrel can’t quite humanize a black character’s experience.
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
Brow Beat
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.

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