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Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, tv and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.
||CleanOne Day at a Time's Rita Moreno||The legendary EGOT-winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCostume Designer Ruth E. Carter||The two-time Oscar nominee behind Do the Right Thing on capturing the perfect visual styles for Spike Lee, Joss Whedon, and more.||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRepresent: 2016 in Review||A look back on this year in representation, featuring some familiar friends of the show.||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore on Disney’s Moana with Nate Chinen||The conversation continues with a discussion of the Hawaiian Renaissance and Lilo & Stitch in this special outtake.||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSearch Party’s Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers||The screenwriting duo on depicting privileged millennials on screen.||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBetter Things' Pamela Adlon||The actor/writer/producer on how her new FX series reflects her life as a single mom and the pressures of being a woman in Hollywood.||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDisney and Representation: Moana and Floyd Norman||Music writer Nate Chinen on Moana’s depiction of Pacific Islander culture, and an interview with Disney’s legendary first black animator.||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThanksgiving Message||Time to catch up!||11/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComedian and Actress Kathy Griffin||On her career, pushing against ageism and sexism in Hollywood, and her latest book.||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTV/Filmmaker Nisha Ganatra||The Transparent and Mr. Robot director on how important it is to have many different kinds of perspectives in the room.||11/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGood Girls Revolt's Joy Bryant||The multi-hyphenate Hollywood star on playing a civil rights legend, speaking out, and the beloved drama Parenthood.||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Moonlight” filmmaker Barry Jenkins||On how he confronted a difficult past while telling a story so rarely seen on screen.||10/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"9 to 5" writer Patricia Resnick discusses her 40+ years working in Hollywood||Film/tv writer Patricia Resnick talks working in Hollywood as a woman, in the 70s and 80s.||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Birth of a Nation Edition||Represent unpacks ‘The Birth of a Nation’ with Slate’s chief political correspondent, Jamelle Bouie.||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCord Jefferson discusses his journey from journalist to TV writer||Represent talks to former Gawker editor-turned-TV writer, Cord Jefferson.||10/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Spa Night" lead Joe Seo on being a working Asian American actor||Represent discusses race and class in Transparent, and talks to actor Joe Seo about Spa Night.||9/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWriter-director Justin Tipping talks "making a film with no white people"||REPRESENT talks to writer/director Justin Tipping about his new movie, ‘Kicks,’ adolescence and sneakerhead culture.||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Crash" director Paul Haggis refects on his 2005 film||REPRESENT talks to writer-director Paul Haggis of 2005’s "Crash."||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDirector Kamala Lopez on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment||REPRESENT talks to ‘Equal Means Equal’ director Kamala Lopez and delves into Donald Glover’s new comedy, ‘Atlanta.’||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanActor/transgender activist Jen Richards talks Matt Bomer in "Anything"||REPRESENT talks to writer/actor and transgender activist, Jen Richards, about Matt Bomer being cast as a transgender sex worker.||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMTV actor Nicole Byer on being a black female comedian on social media||REPRESENT talks to with MTV actor/comedian Nicole Byer.||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComedy vet Craig Robinson talks "Morris From America"||REPRESENT talks ‘The Get Down’ and new coming-of-age dramedy ‘Morris From America’ with comedy vet Craig Robinson.||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLarry Wilmore on the end of "The Nightly Show"||REPRESENT talks to Larry Wilmore about the ‘Nightly Show’ Cancellation.||8/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJournalist-turned filmmaker David Farrier on the world of tickling||REPRESENT talks to journalist-turned 'Tickled' filmmaker, David Farrier.||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDirector Meera Menon talks women on screen||REPRESENT talks BoJack Horseman and with ‘Equity’ director Meera Menon.||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert Townsend on his remarkable filmmaking career||REPRESENT talks Ghostbusters and goes deep with comedian and filmmaker, Robert Townsend.||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon: Represent||Slate's Aisha Harris on the under represented in television and film.||7/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Well researched perspective
Like Robert Townsend says at the end, Aisha Harris is at the top of her game.
Finally...a Slate podcast that is not lily white
Glad to hear a different point of view.
Great start! Looking forward to more...
This meditation on underrepresented groups in film and media is excellent and should be required listening. Can't wait for more from the talented Aisha Harris.