Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

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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Diallo's Mother Speaks: Cop Doesn't Deserve Promotion

Friday, December 18, 2015

Officer Kenneth Boss was acquitted of murder and other charges connected to Diallo's death.


The 'Star Wars' Franchise Awakens

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Disney's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is on track to set new records opening weekend, showing how much the series is a part of our culture today.


Former GOP Insurgent Pat Buchanan Says Trump Isn't Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The one-time outsider candidate, who once spoke of "peasants" storming Washington with pitchforks in-hand, says he thinks Trump can go all the way and win the Republican nomination.

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What the Paris Agreement Means for Big Oil

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Big oil companies stand to lose more than just profits.


Scalia's Affirmative Action Comments Reverberate on Campuses

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The President of Columbia Law School's Black Law Students Association responds to Chief Justice Scalia's suggestion that "less advanced schools" can benefit minority students.

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Why Definining Terrorism Matters

Thursday, December 03, 2015

An expert explains how the words we use to describe acts of violence impact our response.


Chicago and New York City: Parallels Between Two Police-Involved Deaths

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Chicago and New York both had controversial police-involved deaths caught on camera. 


Zuckerberg May Have Learned Philanthropy Lessons from Newark

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Zuckerberg's first foray into large-scale philanthropy, in Newark, NJ, did not go as well as he had hoped.


Assemblyman Rejects That There's a 'Culture of Corruption' in Albany

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake talks about moving forward following a guilty verdict in the Sheldon Silver case.


Why Hillary Clinton Deserves the Trust of Black Voters

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sociologist Michael Eric Dyson says Clinton's consciousness of racial issues has grown.

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Sheldon Silver's 'Surprising' Guilty Verdict

Monday, November 30, 2015

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who once seemed an untouchable fixture in Albany, has been convicted on seven counts of bribery and corruption.

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A Democrat Explains His 'Yes' Vote on the Refugee Bill

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

WNYC's Jami Floyd talks with New York Rep. Sean Maloney about why he voted to approve the measure.


How Racist Was Woodrow Wilson?

Friday, November 20, 2015

The legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson is back in the spotlight after protests at Princeton University. 

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The Impact of Terrorism on French Culture

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Kurt Anderson, host of WNYC's Studio 360, has been thinking about the attacks and the impact on French culture. He said the terrorists targeted cultural areas for a reason.


Calls to Close Border to Syrian Refugees Sound Familiar

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The U.S. has a long tradition of both welcoming and rejecting refugees. 


Review: Berlin Philharmonic's Beethoven Cycle

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

WQXR music critic David Patrick Stearns reviews the orchestra's performance at Carnegie Hall.


An American Student in Paris Reflects on the Attacks

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Nellie Peyton was studying in Paris at the time of the Charlie Hebdo attacks. She says this time, it's different.

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Amid Racial Tensions on US Campuses, Parents Make the Case for Black Colleges

Monday, November 16, 2015

With students speaking out against racial hostility on campuses from Yale to Missouri, are prospective African-American students taking a closer look at historically black colleges?

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How Diversity on Campus Factors into College Decision

Friday, November 13, 2015

Can diversity tip the scales in favor of one school over the other?

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