Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Weekly Music Roundup: Sharon Jones' Final Record & Fela Kuti Box Set #4

Monday, October 16, 2017

Week of Oct. 16: This week, a final recording from Sharon Jones, Robert Plant's trancey new record, and Erykah Badu curates Fela Kuti.
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Why Baseball Players Aren't Taking the Knee Like NFL Players Are

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NFL players have created a political storm by taking the knee during the national anthem. But the protest hasn't spilled over to baseball. And there's a clear reason why.

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What to Watch in the New York and New Jersey Debates Tonight

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It's a big night for political hopefuls—and incumbents—on both sides of the Hudson River.

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When Wigs Come Off: New Series Highlights Drag Queens Off Stage

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

A 12-part documentary series promises to show how eight performers navigate life off stage.

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A SCOTUS Primer

Monday, October 02, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court, which is back in session.

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After a Fatal Stabbing, Students and Parents Question a Bronx School's Safety

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The incident is renewing questions about whether metal detectors should be placed in schools.

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Top Jersey City Officials Accidentally Recorded Themselves Allegedly Trying to Rig Bids

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The allegations could cast shadows on the mayor's political star.

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As Puerto Rico Reels, a New York Congresswoman Calls For Help

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Nydia Velazquez told WNYC that, first, the power grid needs to be restored in order for hospitals to provide necessary services. "If that is not a humanitarian crisis, what is?"

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BX Native Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" Tops Billboard 100

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Bronx-native is the first female rapper to reach number one with a solo since Lauryn Hill released "Doo Wop" 19 years ago. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Balkan Brass Rap & "Loving Vincent"

Monday, September 25, 2017

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This week, a film score premiere, a Balkan brass band collaborates with an underground rapper, and a report from Chicago’s South Side.
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The City Council Makes Moves to Strengthen Construction Worker Safety Training

Friday, September 22, 2017

After the deaths of two construction workers this week, the council is poised to pass strict new safety rules

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As Blocks Multiply, a Patchwork Quilt of Politics Emerges

Friday, September 22, 2017

A Trump piñata, sea-level rise at the Jersey shore and the gentrification of Newark are just a few of the issues that come up among Voting Block participants.

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Bloomberg Advances a Global Vision for America

Thursday, September 21, 2017

New York City's former mayor hosted the first-ever "Bloomberg Global Business Forum" as world leaders and CEOs gather in New York.

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'The Deuce' Looks at Prostitution and Pornography in Times Square's Bad Old Days

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Co-creator David Simon talks about his inspiration for HBO's new show "The Deuce," starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco.

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'I was an American Refugee': One Man's Story of 9/11 in Newfoundland

Monday, September 11, 2017

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Kevin Tuerff was one of 6,500 airline passengers bound for the U.S. who were temporarily grounded in Newfoundland, Canada. His story was told in a Broadway show.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Moses Sumney and Mexican Institute of Sound

Monday, September 11, 2017

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Week of Sept. 11, 2017: This week, a host of collaborations including Mount Kimbie & King Krule, Daniel Luppi, Karen O, & Parquet Courts, new Moses Sumney, & an ode to a T-shirt.
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Fighting for Civil Rights Behind the Scenes

Monday, September 04, 2017

Often overlooked, Constance Baker Motley was an instrumental part of the Civil Rights Movement. A new books helps her take her rightful place.

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The Ongoing Troubles of Kushner's 666 Fifth Avenue

Friday, September 01, 2017

A $1.2 billion mortgage payment is due in 18 months, and Kushner Companies has been searching for the money around the globe. 

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What's Next For Federal Flood Insurance? Expert Explains NFLIP Reform

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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Professor Jay Feinman of Rutgers University says the indebted National Flood Insurance Program is important, but still far from perfect.

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National Flood Insurance Is About to Expire. Here's What's Next

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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Professor Jay Feinman of Rutgers University says the indebted National Flood Insurance Program is important, but still far from perfect.

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