Jamelle Bouie

Slate

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Staff writer for Slate, covering politics, policy and race

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The racist history of blackface, especially in Virginia

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Negative ratings for Donald Trump are off the chart, but he beat 16 other Republicans to become the Party's presumptive presidential nominee.

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Biden 2016?

Joe Biden looks to be eyeing the Oval Office again.

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