Filmmakers Leslie Harris and Nikyatu Jusu

Two directors at different stages of their careers explain the importance of telling black girls’ stories.

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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris talks to two black female filmmakers at different stages of 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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