On this episode of Represent, Slate culture writer, Aisha Harris talks to April Reign about how she inadvertently started the #OscarsSoWhite movement and what work still needs to be done. Also, Slate Double X writer, Christina Cauterucci comes on to chat about Hidden Figures and the Women's March.
-Slate: Hidden Figures Is a Powerful Statement Against Bathroom Discrimination
-Represent producer Veralyn Williams discussing Hidden Figures on the Culture Gabfest
-April’s Ebony OpEd: Here’s Why Lee Daniels Is Wrong About #OscarsSoWhite
-Slate: Finally, the Academy Acknowledges Black Stories Don’t All Have to Be About Oppression or Slavery
-Some of the Best Memes of Melania Trump and Michelle Obama’s Awkward Exchange
-Jezebel: I Want to Trust the Women's Marchers
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