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

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

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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