Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

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

Politics
March 26 2015 11:40 AMTed Cruz Is No Ronald ReaganThe Texas senator has little in common with the conservative icon from California.
Culturebox
March 25 2015 12:46 PMWhat We Were Watching: Guess WhoTen years ago this Bernie Mac comedy was No. 1 at the box office. Bernie Mac holds up! The social commentary does not.
Politics
March 23 2015 2:42 PMTed Cruz Imagines the White HouseLet’s not even pretend that the Texas senator has a chance of becoming president.
Politics
March 12 2015 3:16 PMA New Danger in FergusonThe senseless shooting of two police officers threatens to end a reform movement that was just beginning.
Politics
March 9 2015 5:17 PMObama’s Imperfect UnionThe president’s speech in Selma wasn’t attacking America’s greatness. It was offering a more honest history of who we are and can be.
Politics
March 4 2015 9:16 PMFerguson’s True CriminalsThe city’s police, city, and courts unjustly targeted blacks with a violation of their most basic rights.
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
March 25 2015 2:05 PMIt’s Hilarious That Ted Cruz Is Signing Up for ObamacareBut it doesn’t make him a hypocrite.
Politics
March 24 2015 2:20 PMWhat Scott Walker Can Teach Hillary ClintonForget all this talk about uniting America. It’s a fool’s errand.
Politics
March 20 2015 1:08 PMA Quiet TensionIf you want to understand the anger over the brutal arrest of a UVA student, you must also understand UVA.
Politics
March 10 2015 5:53 PMDon’t Expel Members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon for RacismEducate them. Show them what their words mean.
Politics
March 6 2015 5:56 PMLosing Selma’s LegacyThe march 50 years ago advanced the civil rights movement. Now it's coming undone.
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.

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