Derreck Johnson

Derreck Johnson is a Slate Web designer.

Behind the Scenes
Sept. 4 2014 11:22 AMMeet Derreck JohnsonEleven questions with Slate’s Web designer.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 2:58 PMWatch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Freestyle in a Record Store
Brow Beat
June 12 2014 2:48 PMWhat I Thought of When I Heard That Ruby Dee Had Died
Brow Beat
March 26 2014 7:57 PMMore Free Music From De La Soul
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Dec. 10 2013 2:16 PMWho Is Hiding the Dirtiest Secrets on Scandal?
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Oct. 10 2013 4:06 PMBanksy’s New York Project Took a Very Brooklyn Turn Today
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2014 3:27 PMAction Bronson’s Wonderfully Ridiculous New Music Video Is One of the Best of the Year
Slate Picks
July 31 2014 12:54 PMListen to Our July Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Weddings
June 19 2014 12:39 PM“A Modest Affair in Which I Will Entertain 100 or So People”Two future Slate grooms debate the importance of wedding planning.
Brow Beat
May 18 2014 9:49 AMYou Should Be Listening to Vic Mensa
Brow Beat
Feb. 21 2014 5:06 PMBefore Woody Harrelson Was a True Detective, He Was Manly Moondog
Brow Beat
Nov. 14 2013 1:27 PMSpike Lee and Tyler Perry to Make a Movie Together? Yes, and We Have the Poster.

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Medical Examiner

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History

America in Africa

The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.

New GOP Claim: Hillary Clinton’s Wealth and Celebrity Are Tricks to Disguise Her Socialism

Why the Byzantine Hiring Process at Universities Drives Academics Batty

Moneybox
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History
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM America in Africa The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Education
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM Why Your Cousin With a Ph.D. Is a Basket Case  Understanding the Byzantine hiring process that drives academics up the wall.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
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Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 8:38 PM “No One in This World” Is One of Kutiman’s Best, Most Impressive Songs
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 23 2014 11:37 PM How to Stop Ebola Could survivors safely care for the infected?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PM You’re Fired, Roger Goodell If the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?