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Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Larry Wilmore and the N-Word at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Monday, May 02, 2016

The White House has defended the comedian, saying his sentiments of racial progress "came from a genuine place."

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A People's Book Club for New Yorkers

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Gracie Book Club kicks off on May 17 with Bright Lines, a novel by Brooklyn author Tanwi Nandini Islam.  

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Social Media Responds to News that Harriet Tubman Is Replacing Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Rebecca Carroll, WNYC's producer of special projects on race, said Twitter responded to Wednesday's news within minutes, with joy and new memes. 

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A Preview of the Voting, Before New York's Big Day

Monday, April 18, 2016

The polls open in New York at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Jackie Robinson Broke the Color Barrier - But the Racial Struggle Continues in Sports

Friday, April 15, 2016

A sports sociologist says that in sports, racial issues are tougher to camouflage.

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The '94 Crime Bill, Then and Now

Thursday, April 14, 2016

On the campaign trail, black activists blame the tough-on-crime '90s for the era of mass incarceration. Back then, it made sense to members of Congress of all races.

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How Clinton and Sanders Are Courting Black Voters In a Tense Racial Climate

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Democratic candidates have both been through ups and downs trying to snag the crucial African American vote.

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Is Racial Profiling Police Policy in Bloomfield?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

NJ Spotlight
Do cops routinely stop black and Latino drivers so they can boost municipal revenue with traffic fines?

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Choosing What to See at Tribeca Film Fest

Monday, April 11, 2016

With more than a 100 films, as well as shorts, talks and virtual programming, how do you decide what to see? Richard Brody at the New Yorker shares has some advice.

Why the Heck are Cruz and Kasich Campaigning in the Bronx?

Friday, April 08, 2016

Apparently, it's a smart way to win delegates.

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Tackling Justice and Police Violence Through Fiction

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Jonathan Shapiro's new novel, "Deadly Force" takes on policing in communities of color and the rough task of prosecuting dirty cops.

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Ute Lemper on Preserving the Music of the Holocaust

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The German singer is one of the voices behind a decades-long project to recover music written in concentration camps and ghettos during WWII.

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The $15 Minimum Wage Increase Is a Victory for New York Workers — Sort Of

Friday, April 01, 2016

Minimum wage workers in New York City will see their pay rise to $15 an hour by the end of 2018. But outside of the city, the increase will be much slower.

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Casting on Broadway, and the Case of Hamilton

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Broadway musical Hamilton is facing backlash over a casting call seeking "non-white" performers.

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Prosecutors Hardly Ever Face Consequences for Misconduct: Report

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A new report from the Innocence Project found prosecutors across the U.S. are almost never held accountable for mistakes that land innocent people in prison.

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Videos Show New Jersey Mayor Allegedly Using City Employees For Personal Jobs

Thursday, March 24, 2016

WNBC found city workers have been showing up at the personal residence of Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres, and apparently doing work.

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Justice Department: Iranians Were Behind Cyberattack on Dam

Thursday, March 24, 2016

 All seven worked for Iranian computer companies that did work on behalf of the Iranian government, the U.S. said.

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Trump Courts Skeptical Pro-Israel Lobby After Series of Missteps

Monday, March 21, 2016

The GOP front-runner will attempt to ease the minds of Jewish leaders, many of whom are uneasy with his candidacy.

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NY GOP Chair Says He’ll Stick by Party’s Nominee for President

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ed Cox wouldn’t say he’s supporting Donald Trump, but he’s not distancing himself from the candidate either.

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Obama Nominates Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The 63-year-old Chief Judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, is considered a surprising choice by SCOTUS watchers. 

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