Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

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June 30 2018 7:21 PMProtesters Push the Conversation on “Abolish ICE”Thousands rallied against the Trump administration’s immigration policy in Washington, D.C.
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June 25 2018 7:53 PMDonald Trump Is Still Not PopularOutrage at the president has not improved his standing.
Trumpcast
June 22 2018 10:42 AMDetained Without Trial: a History of Concentration CampsWhy the rhetoric being used about the detention centers along the border should alarm us.
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June 19 2018 4:04 PMThe “Animal” Debate Is OverSeparating families at the border shows exactly what Donald Trump thinks of immigrants.
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June 15 2018 4:02 PMImmoral LawDonald Trump only heeds “the law” when it comes to separating immigrant families.
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June 11 2018 8:19 PMJeff Flake Should Do SomethingModerate Republicans like to talk about the dangers of Donald Trump. They should take action instead.
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June 7 2018 7:11 PMBack to BasicsDonald Trump returns to race baiting as Republicans stumble toward the midterms.
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June 5 2018 6:37 PMThe Enlightenment’s Dark SideHow the Enlightenment created modern race thinking, and why we should confront it.
Trumpcast
June 1 2018 12:13 PMTrumpcast Live From BrooklynMichael Avenatti joins the panel to discuss his day in court and the future of the Trump presidency.
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May 24 2018 1:59 PMTaking a StandThe NFL has now sided with Donald Trump’s campaign against black political power.
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May 22 2018 7:00 PMAre Democrats Losing the Midterms?
Trumpcast
May 18 2018 11:28 AMDraconian and Cruel Immigration PoliciesThe Trump administration is succeeding at one thing: being cruel to immigrants.
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May 15 2018 12:46 PMHalf EmptyDonald Trump has only delivered on half of his promise to white voters. But other Republicans are picking up the slack.
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May 9 2018 7:18 PMA New LowThe emerging scandal over Michael Cohen’s consulting could take presidential corruption to another level.
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May 7 2018 7:28 PMDon Blankenship’s Southern StrategyThe convicted coal baron could win the West Virginia Senate primary on Trump-style nativism.
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June 27 2018 6:25 PMMitch McConnell Has Already WonThe Senate leader’s successful gambit on Neil Gorsuch reshaped the court, even before Anthony Kennedy’s retirement.
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June 22 2018 4:29 PMTrump’s DefendersAmerica has always been in conflict over who is entitled to its compassion.
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June 20 2018 7:29 PMThe Damage Is DoneDonald Trump wants credit for ending a crisis he created.
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June 18 2018 6:24 PMThe Political Price of CrueltyStephen Miller thought separating migrant families would provoke Democrats and bolster Trump. The backlash will be painful for his boss and his party.
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June 13 2018 6:48 PMVirginia’s LossIn nominating Corey Stewart for Senate, the state sees its reactionary fringe go mainstream.
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June 10 2018 8:12 PMWhy Jeff Sessions Won’t QuitThe attorney general intends to deter immigration at all costs—even if that means abducting children.
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June 5 2018 7:38 PMHow “Top Two” Primaries Undermine DemocracyCalifornia’s system is designed to defang political parties. That’s the problem.
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June 1 2018 6:59 PMD’Souza’s RewardThe pardon of Dinesh D’Souza shows how far the racist fringe has risen under Donald Trump.
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May 30 2018 11:37 AMTrump’s Human TollDonald Trump failed to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The cost of his incompetence is now becoming clear.
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May 23 2018 2:31 PMThe Stacey Abrams TestCan a black candidate run an unabashedly liberal campaign in 2018?
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May 21 2018 3:07 PMDemocrats Should Talk More About TrumpThe president’s rampant corruption should be the central issue of this year’s midterms.
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May 17 2018 7:02 PMTrump’s AnimalsThe president has always blurred the distinction between immigrants and crime.
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May 11 2018 4:07 PMThe False Promise of Term LimitsLimiting lawmakers’ time in office only exacerbates the problems with our government.
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May 8 2018 7:09 PMWhere Trump SucceedsThe administration continues to accomplish its central goal of maintaining white racial hierarchy.
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May 1 2018 5:39 PMThe Pain We Still Need to FeelThe new lynching memorial confronts the racial terrorism that corrupted America—and still does.

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