Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Minority opinion

Politics | Can Donald Trump gain enough black voters to make a difference in 2020?
by Jamie Dean
Posted 2/06/20, 05:19 pm

IN A 90-YEAR-OLD BUILDING in downtown Greensboro, the Woolworth’s lunch counter still looks just as it did when Clarence Henderson quietly defied a racist store policy and helped change the course of American history

The building now houses the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, and the once-bustling diner sits preserved in its original spot. That’s where Henderson joined three other black college students on Feb. 2, 1960, to sit at the sprawling lunch counter designated for white customers only.

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Deep freeze

Politics | After a giant caucus-fail in Iowa, Democratic hopefuls turn to New Hampshire, while some look farther down the road
by Jamie Dean
Posted 2/05/20, 10:37 am

It was 28 degrees in Des Moines on Monday night, but Iowa voters were hot when they learned Democratic Party officials botched the state’s first-in-the-nation contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.

One precinct leader tweeted: “I don’t think this is a way to do democracy.”

Call it a colossal tech failure, but the heat is on party officials in the Hawkeye State for not keeping a closer eye on the software they bought from a private firm to report results from 1,700 caucus sites. 

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The gospel according to Pete

Politics | Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks often of his religion—but he tailors it to fit his politics, and it focuses on works over faith
by Jamie Dean
Posted 1/16/20, 07:54 am

On the Saturday before New Year’s Day, Notre Dame trounced Iowa State in the annual Camping World Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The contest wasn’t close: The Fighting Irish pummeled the Cyclones 33-9.

The next week, Pete Buttigieg finished an eight-year run as mayor of South Bend, Ind., the midsize city adjacent to Notre Dame’s campus. And he turned his full attention to fighting a contest of his own in Iowa.

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