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Jamelle Bouie

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Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute and a Writing Fellow for The American Prospect magazine in Washington D.C. His speciality is US politics—with a focus on parties, elections and campaign finance—and his work has appeared at The Washington Independent, CNN.com, and Ta-Nehisi Coates' blog at the Atlantic, in addition to regular blogging and analysis at The Prospect. He is a recent graduate of the University of Virginia, and lives in Washington D.C, though his heart remains in Charlottesville, VA.


News and Features

Depending on whom you ask, Clinton is a triangulating pro-corporate Democrat or a heroic shatterer of glass ceilings—or both.


Regardless of who wins the presidential election, progressives need to devise a strategy for building a majority.
Here's something to remember: we're only forty-seven years removed from the official end of Jim Crow.
 The conservative push against people who notice racism.
The Great Recession has devastated black wealth and the ability of black Americans to move up the income ladder. 
In the process, he bolsters Obama’s case. 
Two Politico writers decide to use their platform to parrot the complaints of GOP flacks.