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Jene´e Desmond-Harris is Slate’s fifth Dear Prudence columnist. She was previously an opinion editor at the New York Times, where she continues to write on race, politics, and the law. Jenée has also worked for such publications as Vox and the Root, where she’s been a writer, features editor, and advice columnist.

R. Eric Thomas is filling in as Prudie while Desmond-Harris is on parental leave.

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