Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
July 8 2015 6:17 PMThe GOP’s Two Latino ProblemsRepublicans aren’t just alienating Latinos. They are turning off some white voters along the way.
Politics
July 1 2015 4:51 PMThe GOP Base Loves TrumpIt sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
Politics
June 29 2015 8:44 PMEasy AAThe Supreme Court might destroy affirmative action because this white woman’s grades weren’t good enough.
Politics
June 25 2015 5:42 PMUnacceptable ImpactThe Supreme Court takes a stand against housing discrimination.
The History of American Slavery
June 24 2015 11:30 AMWhat Was “Gradual Emancipation”?Even in the Northern states, slavery’s abolition arrived slowly after America’s Revolution.
Political Gabfest
June 19 2015 11:09 AMThe “I Would Build A Great Wall” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, the presidential aspirations of both Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, and the increasingly effective campaign of Bernie Sanders.
The History of American Slavery
June 18 2015 5:48 PMSlavery During America’s RevolutionRead a transcript of the History of American Slavery, Episode 3.
History
June 18 2015 10:39 AMA Living LandmarkCharleston’s Emanuel AME Church isn’t just a church. It is a historic symbol of black resistance to slavery and racism.
Politics
June 17 2015 5:56 AMWhy Hillary Clinton Should Go Full NerdThe Democratic front-runner should offer voters her authentic, geeky self.
Politics
June 16 2015 6:01 AMDestroying the Party to Save the PartyWhy a Hillary Clinton victory would be good news for Republican moderates.
Politics
June 9 2015 7:31 PMPoor JudgmentMarco Rubio wants to cut safety nets for the poor. But he wouldn’t have survived his own financial mistakes without a billionaire’s help.
Brow Beat
June 8 2015 8:49 AMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: Stannis Baratheon
Politics
June 3 2015 7:24 PMDemocrats, Don’t Freak Out!Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers were always going to fall a little. That doesn’t change anything. 
The History of American Slavery
June 2 2015 4:51 PMInside the Slave ShipHistory of American Slavery, Ep 2: The Atlantic slave trade during its heyday and the remarkable life of Olaudah Equiano.
Politics
June 1 2015 7:57 PMClinton’s Resilient PopularityNo matter what we learn or what people say, Hillary remains one thing: One of the most popular political figures in America.
Politics
July 6 2015 5:39 PMWhy Bernie Sanders Is the Left’s Ron PaulHe isn’t going to win his party’s nomination, but his popularity still matters. 
Politics
June 30 2015 6:23 PMIf You See a Chance, Take ItChris Christie’s doomed campaign and the hard lesson of presidential politics.
Politics
June 29 2015 7:27 AMA New Southern HeritageObama has called for an honest accounting of America’s history. Here’s how to do it.
The History of American Slavery
June 25 2015 1:35 PMThe Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes315 years. 20,528 voyages. Millions of lives.
Politics
June 22 2015 9:23 PMEviction NoticeThe GOP wanted to keep pandering on the Confederate flag. Why they couldn’t this time.
Politics
June 19 2015 9:05 AMThe Black American Holiday Everyone Should Celebrate but Doesn’tJuneteenth isn’t just a celebration of emancipation, it’s a celebration of our commitment to make it real.
History
June 18 2015 2:22 PMThe Deadly History of “They’re Raping Our Women”Racists have long used rape to defend their worst racist violence.
Politics
June 18 2015 5:45 AMCriminal NeglectBy refusing to police the streets, Baltimore’s cops are fueling the city’s lawlessness and violence. 
The History of American Slavery
June 17 2015 3:25 AMThe Hypocrisy of America’s RevolutionHistory of American Slavery, Episode 3: Slavery during the Revolutionary War and Elizabeth Freeman’s groundbreaking “freedom suit.” 
Politics
June 12 2015 7:22 PMIs Rachel Dolezal Black Just Because She Says She Is?Maybe. What we don’t know is whether she also accepted the hardships of being black.
Politics
June 9 2015 10:27 AMOur Segregated Summers The police misconduct in McKinney, Texas, is part of America’s long, fraught history of race and swimming. 
Politics
June 4 2015 9:29 PMHillary Clinton Hits the GOP on Voter SuppressionHer ideas on voting rights are also good politics.
Politics
June 2 2015 6:55 PMThe Hawks ReturnGeorge W. Bush and Dick Cheney were reviled at the end of their administration. Now their disastrous ideas are flying high. 
The History of American Slavery
June 2 2015 4:34 PMThe Middle Passage and British Abolition: Episode 2 TranscriptRead a transcript of Episode 2 of The History of American Slavery, a Slate Academy.
Politics
May 29 2015 11:26 AMWhy Is Sen. Ron Johnson So Afraid of The Lego Movie?It isn’t the anti-corporate propaganda he thinks it is. 

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