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Based in Charlottesville, Virginia and Washington D.C., Jamelle Bouie is a columnist for the New York Times and political analyst for CBS News. He covers campaigns, elections, national affairs, and culture.

Prior to the Times, Jamelle was chief political correspondent for Slate magazine. And before that, he was a staff writer at The Daily Beast and held fellowships at The American Prospect and The Nation magazine. He attended the University of Virginia, where he graduated with a degree in political and social thought, and government.

Jamelle is also a photographer, documenting his surroundings using digital and analog tools. To see his photos, visit his blog or follow him on Instagram. To reach out about speaking engagements or just to leave a note, use the "Contact" link below.