Jamil Smith

Senior Editor

Jamil Smith is a senior editor at the New Republic. His writing primarily focuses on race, gender, law enforcement, and sports. He also is the host of Intersection, the New Republic’s first podcast, which examines how all the ways we identify come together. He has previously worked in television and digital media production, most notably at MSNBC and NFL Films, where he earned three Sports Emmy Awards.

The Tamir Rice Rule

Cleveland’s prosecutor made a mockery of the process for adjudicating police-involved killings. Here's how to fix it.

The Black Bogeyman Cometh

A year away from the election, Republicans are looking for a new Willie Horton. But they have to deal with Ben Carson first.