Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a Slate staff writer covering politics, policy, and race.

Politics
March 3 2015 6:59 PMThe Clinton CurseHillary Clinton’s private email use is a scandal because people always suspect she is up to no good.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 1:17 PMWhy It’s Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income InequalityBecause their party is only making the problem worse.
Politics
Feb. 23 2015 2:22 PMWhy Joe Biden Should Run for PresidentThe vice president won’t win, but it’d be the best thing for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party.
Politics
Feb. 18 2015 4:39 PMBush the YoungerWhy it’s impossible for Jeb Bush to escape his brother’s legacy.
Politics
Feb. 15 2015 8:00 PMAmerica’s Worst PresidentHow Andrew Johnson betrayed Lincoln and screwed America for a century.
Politics
Feb. 11 2015 1:53 PMWhy Jon Stewart Was Bad for the Liberals Who Loved HimHe was hilarious, but I am glad to see him go.
Politics
Feb. 10 2015 5:33 PMChristian SoldiersThe lynching and torture of blacks in the Jim Crow South weren’t just acts of racism. They were religious rituals.
Politics
Feb. 4 2015 1:37 PMAnti-Science Views Are a Bipartisan ProblemThe truth is anti-vaxxers are made up of liberals and conservatives.
Politics
Feb. 3 2015 5:46 PMThe GOP’s Sick ManeuversIf the Supreme Court throws Obamacare into chaos, Republicans are content to just watch it fail.
Politics
Jan. 30 2015 5:34 PMWhy Public Apathy Isn’t All BadIt has actually helped pave the way for significant criminal justice reform.
Brow Beat
Jan. 28 2015 8:03 AMLet’s Clarify One Thing—You Can Make Store-bought Butter Better (Video)
Politics
Jan. 26 2015 2:18 PMWhy de Blasio Was Right to Take on Criminal Justice ReformReforming the NYPD is economic populism for New York City’s minorities.
Brow Beat
Jan. 22 2015 11:07 AMMarvel’s Secret Wars Initiative May Have a Secret Agenda
Brow Beat
Jan. 21 2015 8:04 AMCauliflower Is Allegedly the New Kale. Here’s a Crazy (and Delicious) Way to Cook It. (Video)
Politics
Jan. 19 2015 1:14 PMHappy Robert E. Lee Day!Why some states can’t celebrate MLK without remembering the Confederate general, too.
Politics
March 2 2015 6:26 PMCleveland’s WorstIn the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
Politics
Feb. 25 2015 12:14 PMThe Next Attack on Voting RightsAnd why Democrats should fight for a constitutional right-to-vote amendment. 
Politics
Feb. 19 2015 6:10 PMThe Past PerfectIt’s absurd to question Obama’s patriotism. But Rudy Giuliani is right that Obama isn’t like his predecessors.
Politics
Feb. 17 2015 7:36 PMConservative WarriorScott Walker knows how to pick a fight. That’s why he’s taking another swing at Wisconsin liberals.
Politics
Feb. 12 2015 6:38 PMDon’t Ask Scott Walker About EvolutionEven if he does answer, it won’t tell you anything.
The Slatest
Feb. 11 2015 9:44 AMA Triple Homicide Near the UNC Campus; All Three Victims Were Muslim
Politics
Feb. 5 2015 8:12 PMDead Letter OfficeRepublicans talk about getting rid of Obamacare. But are they capable of hashing out a real alternative?
Brow Beat
Feb. 4 2015 8:32 AMHow to Make Perfect Rice Without a Rice Cooker (Video)
Politics
Feb. 2 2015 8:14 PMHow to Deal With Anti-VaxxersTry to persuade them. And if that fails, give them no choice. 
Politics
Jan. 28 2015 8:26 PMDivide and ConquerWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s divisive message for winning the White House.
Politics
Jan. 27 2015 6:07 PMHow the Koch Brothers Could Make, Break, or Reshape Republican Politics in 2016
Politics
Jan. 22 2015 7:53 PMRepublicans Are Finally Talking About InequalityDemocrats should listen.
Politics
Jan. 21 2015 5:40 PMFamily PlanningObama’s focus on women and families in the State of the Union will likely be the core of Hillary Clinton’s economic message.
Politics
Jan. 21 2015 12:13 AMThe Liberated LiberalPresident Obama offered an assertive vision of Democratic ideals. But was it enough?
Politics
Jan. 16 2015 7:55 PMDelayed JusticeAttorney General Eric Holder’s reform of civil asset forfeiture is the newest example of Democrats fixing failed policies from the war on drugs.

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