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Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

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Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PMA Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
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Sept. 15 2014 1:12 PMChildish Gambino Trades in Rapping for Crooning on the Great ’80s-Tinged “Sober”
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Sept. 10 2014 4:52 PMWhen Zack Morris “Catfished” Screech, Things Got Weird
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Sept. 5 2014 3:38 PMKehinde Wiley Finds Grace Where It’s Not “Supposed” to Be
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Sept. 4 2014 2:11 PMMatthew McConaughey Turns a Goofy Car Commercial Into a Sly Riff on True Detective
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Aug. 28 2014 12:05 PMWhen White Women Discover Their “Inner Black Woman”
Aug. 22 2014 11:49 AMThe Rom-Com RebornAfter 25 mediocre years, The One I Love and its ilk are reinventing the genre.
Aug. 17 2014 8:30 PMBoyhood Deserves a Best Picture NominationSlate’s road map to make it happen.
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Aug. 14 2014 10:21 PMMaybe This Wasn’t the Best Week to Release Let’s Be Cops
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Aug. 13 2014 12:40 PMEvery Hitchcock Cameo in One Video
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Aug. 12 2014 10:58 PMHow to Marry a Millionaire Showed Lauren Bacall Could Command the Heck Out of a Scene
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Aug. 11 2014 7:50 AMYou’re a CreepMichael Powell’s Peeping Tom takes voyeurism to truly unsettling heights.
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Aug. 7 2014 12:56 PMAll of Wu-Tang Clan Reunited on The Daily Show
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Aug. 3 2014 11:59 PMThe End of Whiteness?A 1959 film imagines a post-apocalyptic world where the sole survivors are a black guy, a white woman … and a white man.
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Aug. 1 2014 9:09 AMWatch the Classic James Brown Performances That Inspired Get on Up
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Sept. 15 2014 1:35 PMMovie With Black Stars Makes More Money Than White People in Hollywood Expected. Again.
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Sept. 11 2014 11:56 AMProof That the John Williams Score Is Absolutely Essential to Star Wars
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Sept. 10 2014 1:08 PMObama and His Anger Translator Return to Promote Key & Peele’s New Season
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Sept. 5 2014 10:53 AMSee the Beauty of Pixar Movies by Taking a Short Journey Through ROYGBIV
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Sept. 3 2014 1:00 PMIf Ridley Scott Directed Monsters, Inc.
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Aug. 25 2014 11:18 PMWatch Billy Crystal’s Touching Tribute to Robin Williams at the Emmys
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Aug. 22 2014 9:02 AMThe One Video Music Award Worth Caring About
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Aug. 15 2014 4:33 PMTori Amos Delivers an Emotional Cover of Radiohead’s “Creep”
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Aug. 13 2014 4:29 PMThe Cast of Broadway’s Aladdin Paid a Beautiful Tribute to Robin Williams
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
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Aug. 11 2014 5:37 PMThree of the Best Muppets Lip Sync to the Beastie Boys
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Aug. 8 2014 12:59 PMNo, Tom Hanks Did Not “Audition” for Forrest Gump
Aug. 5 2014 8:51 AMSlate Voice: “Where I’m From”Listen to Aisha Harris read one of her most popular articles from the month of July.
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Aug. 1 2014 7:03 PMThe Social Activist Side of James Brown You Won’t See In Get On Up
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July 31 2014 1:50 PMThe Into the Woods Movie Looks Enchanting




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

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The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Altered State
Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PM The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Dear Prudence
Sept. 18 2014 6:00 AM All Shook Up My 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
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Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?