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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 writer Christina Cauterucci comes on to chat about Hidden Figures and the Women’s March on Washington.
- Slate: “Hidden Figures Is a Powerful Statement Against Bathroom Discrimination”
- Represent producer Veralyn Williams discussing Hidden Figures on the Culture Gabfest
- April’s Ebony op-ed: “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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Production by Veralyn Williams.