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

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

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Marvel’s “Black Panther” made history last year as the first big budget superhero movie with a black director and a predominantly black cast.

How Best Picture nominee ‘Black Panther’ is a rebuke to white supremacy

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