Jamil Smith

Jamil Smith appears in the following:

The Mechanics of Racism in the President's Words

Monday, January 15, 2018

The president claims he's not a racist. Jamil Smith dives into why the problem is even deeper than that.

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As the Statues Fall, Where Do We Stand?

Thursday, August 17, 2017

As President Trump continues to react to this weekend's violence in Charlottesville, how is it affecting the political scene? 


The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Jamil Smith, Ana Marie Cox, Yvette Clarke and More

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Watch video of the show's live broadcast with guests Jamil Smith and Ana Marie Cox of MTV News, U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke (D-NY9), Slate's Fred Kaplan and NPR's Anya Kamenetz.


In Other Trump News

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Checking in on the Trump administration with everything EXCEPT FOR the executive order to ban immigration and President Trump's SCOTUS nominee.

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The Barack Obama Legacy Roundtable

Thursday, January 19, 2017

On his final full day in office, we ask: How will President Obama be remembered?


End-Of-The-Year News Quiz

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Listeners play along with our 2016 news quiz on everything EXCEPT the election (because we know you're saturated).


New Yorkers Process 'That Quiet Subway Ride'

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Jamil Smith and Ana Marie Cox of MTV News are joined by New Yorkers in discussing the shock and despair—and for some, optimism—after Donald Trump's election win. 

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The Latest October Surprise Rattles the Clinton Campaign

Monday, October 31, 2016

The October surprises just keep coming — the latest in the Hillary Clinton email scandal comes via an investigation into Anthony Weiner's alleged sexual misconduct with a minor. 


What To Expect In The Final Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

What's coming up tonight?


Good Business Isn't Necessarily Good Patriotism

Monday, October 03, 2016

Donald Trump's tax revelation comes just days after the candidate publicly attacked Hillary Clinton for her husband's infidelity in an interview for The Times.

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Is Trump Getting a Fair Shake From the Media?

Monday, August 15, 2016

MTV's Jamil Smith critiques Donald Trump's vitriol, saying "we should not be seeing a presidential candidate threaten and condemn the media." Does Trump have any standing here?

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DNC Wednesday: Breaking Glass Ceilings and Bringing Back Glass-Steagall

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Listeners give their reactions as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and made history as the first female presidential nominee of any major party.

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RNC Wednesday: The GOP Continues to Insulate Itself

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

MTV News correspondents talk about the angry rhetoric towards Clinton during last night's RNC speeches and Renee Amoore tells us what makes her a Trump supporter as a black woman.

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Trump's Tweets, the Dem's Agenda and Other Campaign News

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

While you were Fourth-of-Julying, the campaigns were churning on. Hear what happened over the weekend in the Trump and Clinton camps, plus the Democrat's proposed convention platform.


A High Stakes (and High Volume) GOP Debate

Friday, February 26, 2016

The stakes were high at last night's Republican debate, the last one before Super Tuesday. Jamil Smith, a senior national correspondent at MTV News, offers analysis.


The Dems Make Their Closing Arguments

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Democratic candidates gathered for the last time before the Iowa caucuses in a town hall meeting. Hear how they distinguished themselves from their competitors.

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Democrats Draw Clear Lines in Debate

Monday, January 18, 2016

Democratic presidential hopefuls gathered in South Carolina last night for the fourth and final debate before Iowa and New Hampshire. Hear a recap and analysis.

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Why Football Matters

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Jamil Smith, senior editor for the New Republic, argues football tells America about itself.

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A Death, A Dash Cam Video, and an Indictment in Chicago

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A journalist and a former police officer and prosecutor discuss the indictment of a Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager.

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Shaken and Stirred by a Black 007

Thursday, September 03, 2015

If Idris Elba is “too street” to play James Bond, will we ever have a black 007?

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