Jamil Smith

Jamil Smith

senior writer for Rolling Stone

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Jamil Smith is a contributing writer at the Daily Beast. He is a former senior national correspondent for MTV News, and a is a former senior editor at the New Republic.

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A private lab in Southern California says it’ll still take another two months before we know the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.

Coronavirus continues to threaten public health and the economy

A private lab in Southern California says it’ll still take another two months before we know the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.

from To the Point

In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, Brandt Jean embraced Amber Guyger, the woman who killed his brother last year.

Brandt Jean, Amber Guyger, and forgiveness

In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, Brandt Jean embraced Amber Guyger, the woman who killed his brother last year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.

The story of the Central Park Five, now a Netflix series directed by Ava DuVernay

It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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