Unpacking The Chi

A closer look at Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe’s show and its depiction of Chicago.

Jason Mitchell and Alex R. Hibbert in The Chi (2018)
Jason Mitchell and Alex R. Hibbert in The Chi.

Photo illustration by Slate. Image by SHOWTIME.

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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris is joined by writer and TV critic Jasmine Sanders for a closer look at Showtime’s The Chi.

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