Meet Slate’s Newest Writer, Jamelle Bouie

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April 4 2014 4:51 PM
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Meet Jamelle Bouie

One surprising thing about Slate’s new staff writer. (“Even if it’s a little twee.”)

“In grand Slate tradition, tell us a bit a little about yourself.”

That’s the invitation that concludes every email announcement of a new Slate hire. Here’s what new staff writer Jamelle Bouie had to say.

Before Slate, Jamelle was most recently a staff writer at the Daily Beast. At Slate, he’s writing about politics, public policy, elections, and race. Jamelle sits next to Josh Keating in the D.C. office.

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If you want to check out Jamelle’s beautiful pictures of food (and other stuff), visit Jamelle’s Tumblr, Instagram or Flickr. If you want the Slate-y take on “food porn,” Jamelle recommends L.V. Anderson.