Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

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

The History of American Slavery
July 24 2015 12:31 PMWho Should Tell the Story of Slavery?Read a transcript of Henry Louis Gates’ appearance on the History of American Slavery, a Slate Academy.
The History of American Slavery
July 9 2015 12:20 PMThe Family Life of Enslaved PeopleHistory of American Slavery, Episode 4: What happened when Thomas Jefferson and other slaveholders tore apart the families they owned.
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.” 
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 31 2014 1:16 PMSlate Staffers Pick Their Out-of-Left-Field Favorite Slate Articles of 2014
Politics
Aug. 19 2014 6:45 PMTaking Photos in FergusonWhat it’s like to shoot the police when it seems like the police might shoot you.
Slate Picks
June 11 2014 10:14 AMSome Capital EatsSlate-sters dish on their favorite restaurants in Washington, D.C.
Meet Slate
April 4 2014 4:51 PMMeet Jamelle BouieOne surprising thing about Slate’s new staff writer. (“Even if it’s a little twee.”)
The History of American Slavery
July 14 2015 1:50 PMThe Family Life of the Enslaved: Episode 4 TranscriptRead a transcript of The History of American Slavery, Episode 4.
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.
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.
Slate Picks
Sept. 26 2014 10:41 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Jamelle Bouie shares a few good tabs.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Politics
June 3 2014 2:15 PMSlate Voice:Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?”Listen to Jamelle Bouie read his most popular article from the month of May.