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Slate's Represent

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.

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#48: "GLOW" Star Betty Gilpin

Slate's Represent

On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

45 Min

Jun 23, 2017

More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & Sam Bailey

Slate's Represent

More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & and Sam Bailey

5 Min

Jun 16, 2017

The Represent Rose - #1 Edition

Slate's Represent

Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

42 Min

Jun 13, 2017

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54 min
Jun 9, 2017
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On making the leap from indie films, the rarity of black female protagonists in YA, and addressing criticism about how her new movie portrays disability.

47 min
Jun 2, 2017
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On her new indie comedy, music as couple’s therapy, and why she employed an all-female production crew.

45 min
May 26, 2017
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On ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on tv.

50 min
May 19, 2017
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We break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel with Slate's Katy Waldman.

48 min
May 12, 2017
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On his memorable Emmy speech, responding to criticism, and filming Season 2 in the midst of Trump’s election.

50 min
May 5, 2017
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On his new Comedy Central show Problematic and the legacy of The Champs podcast.

56 min
Apr 28, 2017
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On shutting down twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show, and her new Comedy Central pilot.

46 min
Apr 21, 2017
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On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.

46 min
Apr 14, 2017
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On getting his start on Girlfriends and his new TruTV lifestyle series Upscale.

44 min
Apr 7, 2017
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On her incredible career and advocating for disability representation on screen.

55 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Unpacking Asian representation on screen with MTV News’ Inkoo Kang and Vulture’s Alex Jung.

54 min
Mar 23, 2017
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The actor/writer/video producer on calling out representation in Hollywood.

47 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

52 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Exploring the Long History of Holocaust Humor and the Tricky Art of Telling Taboo Jokes

52 min
Mar 2, 2017
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How this Film Makes a Psychological Thriller Out of the Microaggressions of Everyday Racism.

27 min
Feb 27, 2017
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Recapping the night, that was last night.

49 min
Feb 23, 2017
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On the night Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier made history at the Oscars.

54 min
Feb 17, 2017
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On her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.

54 min
Feb 16, 2017
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On her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.

53 min
Feb 10, 2017
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The activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse. Plus, Guess Who's Coming to Oscar: The Sayonara Edition.

53 min
Feb 9, 2017
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The activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse. Plus, Guess Who's Coming to Oscar: The Sayonara Edition.

57 min
Feb 3, 2017
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The Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.

57 min
Feb 2, 2017
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The Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.

53 min
Jan 27, 2017
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The prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, and the work that still needs to be done.

53 min
Jan 27, 2017
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The prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, and the work that still needs to be done.

34 min
Jan 20, 2017
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From a 2011 Documentary to Today’s BoJack Horseman: Depictions of Asexuals on Screen

34 min
Jan 20, 2017
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From a 2011 Documentary to Today’s BoJack Horseman: Depictions of Asexuals on Screen

41 min
Jan 13, 2017
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The legendary EGOT-winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.

41 min
Jan 13, 2017
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The legendary EGOT-winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.

48 min
Jan 6, 2017
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The two-time Oscar nominee behind Do the Right Thing on capturing the perfect visual styles for Spike Lee, Joss Whedon, and more.

57 min
Dec 30, 2016
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A look back on this year in representation, featuring some familiar friends of the show.

57 min
Dec 30, 2016
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A look back on this year in representation, featuring some familiar friends of the show.

16 min
Dec 23, 2016
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The conversation continues with a discussion of the Hawaiian Renaissance and Lilo & Stitch in this special outtake.

48 min
Dec 16, 2016
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The screenwriting duo on depicting privileged millennials on screen.

42 min
Dec 9, 2016
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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.

42 min
Dec 9, 2016
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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.

55 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Music writer Nate Chinen on Moana’s depiction of Pacific Islander culture, and an interview with Disney’s legendary first black animator.

55 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Music writer Nate Chinen on Moana’s depiction of Pacific Islander culture, and an interview with Disney’s legendary first black animator.

2 min
Nov 25, 2016
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Time to catch up!

44 min
Nov 18, 2016
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On her career, pushing against ageism and sexism in Hollywood, and her latest book.

58 min
Nov 11, 2016
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The Transparent and Mr. Robot director on how important it is to have many different kinds of perspectives in the room.

58 min
Nov 11, 2016
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The Transparent and Mr. Robot director on how important it is to have many different kinds of perspectives in the room.

24 min
Nov 4, 2016
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The multi-hyphenate Hollywood star on playing a civil rights legend, speaking out, and the beloved drama Parenthood.

59 min
Oct 28, 2016
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On how he confronted a difficult past while telling a story so rarely seen on screen.

59 min
Oct 28, 2016
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On how he confronted a difficult past while telling a story so rarely seen on screen.

33 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Film/tv writer Patricia Resnick talks working in Hollywood as a woman, in the 70s and 80s.

33 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Film/tv writer Patricia Resnick talks working in Hollywood as a woman, in the 70s and 80s.

52 min
Oct 14, 2016
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Represent unpacks ‘The Birth of a Nation’ with Slate’s chief political correspondent, Jamelle Bouie.

43 min
Oct 7, 2016
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Represent talks to former Gawker editor-turned-TV writer, Cord Jefferson.

43 min
Oct 7, 2016
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Represent talks to former Gawker editor-turned-TV writer, Cord Jefferson.

57 min
Sep 30, 2016
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Represent discusses race and class in Transparent, and talks to actor Joe Seo about Spa Night.

57 min
Sep 30, 2016
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Represent discusses race and class in Transparent, and talks to actor Joe Seo about Spa Night.

34 min
Sep 23, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to writer/director Justin Tipping about his new movie, ‘Kicks,’ adolescence and sneakerhead culture.

34 min
Sep 23, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to writer/director Justin Tipping about his new movie, ‘Kicks,’ adolescence and sneakerhead culture.

31 min
Sep 22, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to writer-director Paul Haggis of 2005’s "Crash."

54 min
Sep 16, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to ‘Equal Means Equal’ director Kamala Lopez and delves into Donald Glover’s new comedy, ‘Atlanta.’

25 min
Sep 13, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to writer/actor and transgender activist, Jen Richards, about Matt Bomer being cast as a transgender sex worker.

42 min
Sep 9, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to with MTV actor/comedian Nicole Byer.

59 min
Sep 2, 2016
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REPRESENT talks ‘The Get Down’ and new coming-of-age dramedy ‘Morris From America’ with comedy vet Craig Robinson.

21 min
Aug 22, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to Larry Wilmore about the ‘Nightly Show’ Cancellation.

55 min
Aug 19, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to journalist-turned 'Tickled' filmmaker, David Farrier.

55 min
Aug 19, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to journalist-turned 'Tickled' filmmaker, David Farrier.

58 min
Aug 5, 2016
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REPRESENT talks BoJack Horseman and with ‘Equity’ director Meera Menon.

58 min
Jul 22, 2016
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REPRESENT talks Ghostbusters and goes deep with comedian and filmmaker, Robert Townsend.

1 min
Jul 15, 2016
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Slate's Aisha Harris on the under represented in television and film.

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