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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, people with disabilities, 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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    • 4.7, 153 Ratings

Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, 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.

    Represent Lovefest

    Represent Lovefest

    It really is hard, but Aisha, Veralyn, and Marissa say goodbye. Aisha talks to her dad, Hartford Courant columnist Frank Harris III, there is a final quiz and the Represent team reminisce.
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    Production by Veralyn Williams
    Social media: Marissa Martinelli
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    #89: Filmmakers Leslie Harris and Nikyatu Jusu

    #89: Filmmakers Leslie Harris and Nikyatu Jusu

    Aisha Harris talks to two black female filmmakers at different points in their careers: veteran director Leslie Harris, who helmed the cult classic Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. and up-and-coming filmmaker Nikyatu Jusu.
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    • 54 min
    The Represent Rose: The Royal Wedding

    The Represent Rose: The Royal Wedding

    Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, an associate professor at the University of Alabama and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective, unpack the blackness of Harry and Meghan’s wedding, from Doria Ragland’s dreadlocks to Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon. Then, podcast producer Renay Richardson gives her perspective on the royal wedding as a black, British woman and explains how she believes it will change the monarchy.
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    • 42 min
    #88: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding

    #88: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding

    Aisha talks to Kristen Meinzer, co-host of When Meghan Met Harry about her obsession with the royals and makes a case for why skeptics should care about this royal love connection.
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    • 33 min
    #87: Dear White People Creator Justin Simien

    #87: Dear White People Creator Justin Simien

    Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker Justin Simien about making season two of his Netflix series, Dear White People. For links on what we discuss check out our show page.
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    • 47 min
    #86: Comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu

    #86: Comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu

    Comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu chat with Aisha about their new podcast, The Kondabolu Brothers, their pre-woke watching stories, and Hari responses to The Simpsons’ latest Apu episode.
    Note: This conversation took place the day before Hank Azaria appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to advocate for listening to the criticisms of the South Asian community and suggest that he’d be willing to “step aside” from voicing the character.
    For links on what we discuss check out our show page.
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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
153 Ratings

153 Ratings

IMFlippin ,

Love this show!

Their Pre-woke segments are everything!

Skypainter4 ,

Very Informative and Entertaining

Now that I've discovered this show I listen to every one. Thank you, Aisha, for bringing us the various dimensions of each topic so that our thinking is refreshed. Aisha-Sky

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The host brings it all together

Consume & pay attention to a small amount of popular culture and television. However, I listen every week because the host is impressive to listen to & I always learn something new.

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