Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a staff writer at The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

Income, Race, and School Diversity.

If you haven't already, you should read Robert Barnes' fascinating Washington Post piece on how Louisville, Kentucky, is working to keep its schools integrated, while complying with a 2007 Supreme Court that struck down race-based measures for diversity:

The Super-Rich Deserve Higher Taxes.

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Ezra Klein bemoans the slow creep of "moral language" into our debate over tax cuts:

The Same Old Grass Roots as Before.

At the American Scene, David Sessions captures exactly why it's no surprise that Rep. Mike Pence won the Values Voter presidential straw poll:

Justified Mockery?

Last week, at a fundraiser for supporters of the Connecticut Democratic Party, President Obama made a few jokes at the expense of liberal activists: