Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Trumpcast
May 18 2018 11:28 AMDraconian and Cruel Immigration PoliciesThe Trump administration is succeeding at one thing: being cruel to immigrants.
Politics
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.
Politics
May 9 2018 7:18 PMA New LowThe emerging scandal over Michael Cohen’s consulting could take presidential corruption to another level.
Politics
May 7 2018 7:28 PMDon Blankenship’s Southern StrategyThe convicted coal baron could win the West Virginia Senate primary on Trump-style nativism.
Politics
April 20 2018 12:39 PMMind the GapA new paper debunks the persistent myths about the racial wealth gap.
Politics
April 18 2018 6:54 PMHolder 2020?What Eric Holder’s would-be candidacy tells us about the presidential race.
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April 17 2018 6:19 PMLet the Teens VoteStates would do well to extend the franchise to 16-year-olds.
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April 11 2018 3:44 PMWhat Ryan WroughtPaul Ryan’s legacy will be defined by his support for Donald Trump.
Politics
April 8 2018 8:03 PMDemocrats Shouldn’t Give in to White RacismThe idea that the Democratic Party should back off its commitment to civil rights is as misguided as it is ugly.
Political Gabfest
March 29 2018 5:03 PMThe “Pardon Me” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the census citizenship question, Trump’s (lack of) legal representation, and gerrymandering.
Politics
March 23 2018 5:06 PMRacial BlindnessViolent murders in Texas and Maryland show how white killers receive more sympathy than black victims.
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March 20 2018 6:00 PMKill the ScapegoatsDonald Trump wants the death penalty for the black and brown people he blames for the opioid crisis.
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March 14 2018 8:38 PMDemocrats Back a Bank Bill That Could Hurt Black HomebuyersA Senate bill passed on Wednesday would loosen regulations on redlining.
Politics
March 8 2018 4:59 PMMinor ThreatFocusing on campus protests is a distraction from the real threats to freedom of speech.
Politics
March 6 2018 5:01 PMThe Next ConsensusYoung voters’ strong belief in racial egalitarianism may triumph over Trump’s politics.
Politics
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.
Politics
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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April 19 2018 5:52 AMBeing Black in PublicWhen you’re black in America, you’re either seen as a problem or not seen at all.
Trumpcast
April 18 2018 3:37 PMPruitt and a PardonHow is Scott Pruitt still running the EPA?
Politics
April 16 2018 8:27 PMWhite SpacesThe arrest of two men at a Philadelphia Starbucks shows how deeply raced our public spaces can be.
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April 10 2018 12:24 PMPruitt’s ProblemThe EPA administrator isn’t ready for prime time.
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March 30 2018 5:32 PMWhat the President Won’t SayDonald Trump breaks with precedent by not speaking out against racial violence.
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March 28 2018 4:33 PMThe Real RomneyMitt Romney’s hard line on immigration helped pave the way for Donald Trump.
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March 22 2018 5:16 PMJoe NoDemocrats can do better than Joe Biden in 2020.
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March 19 2018 7:09 PMThe Mueller GambleRepublicans think they can dissuade Donald Trump from firing Robert Mueller.
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March 14 2018 11:43 AMThe Conor Lamb ModelModerate Democrats can win in Trump country, with the right message.
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March 7 2018 1:32 PMBank ErrorLoosening regulations on big banks won’t save red-state Democrats.
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March 5 2018 3:53 PMLessons From West VirginiaA massive teacher strike shows what “working class” really means.

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