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Jaweed Kawleem

Los Angeles Times
National Correspondent
Los Angeles
Jaweed Kaleem is the national race and justice correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, where he writes about how race and ethnicity shape our evolving understanding of what it means to be American. He frequently reports on policing, civil rights, immigration, prisons and religion, among other subjects. Before joining LAT, Kaleem was the senior religion reporter at HuffPost for five years, where he wrote extensively on the Roman Catholic church, evangelical Christians, Mormonism and Muslim Americans. From 2007-11, he was a religion and general assignment reporter for the Miami Herald. He grew up in Northern Virginia and attended Emerson College in Boston.