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Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Why Definining Terrorism Matters

Thursday, December 03, 2015

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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Review: Berlin Philharmonic's Beethoven Cycle

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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

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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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Vito Lopez, Former New York State Assemblyman, Leaves Complicated Legacy

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The former Assemblyman resigned in disgrace, but he leaves behind an impressive and complex history. 

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Investigating 'Ghost Restaurants' on Seamless and GrubHub

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

An investigation by our partners at NBC 4 New York found some with fake addresses and no permits. 

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Latino Groups Protest Trump Hosting SNL

Friday, November 06, 2015

Groups organizing under the hashtag "Racism Isn't Funny" say Trump as SNL guest host "minimizes" impact of his controversial comments.

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Christie: Bad Week for the Governor is Good Week for the Candidate

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Democrats increased their majority in the New Jersey state legislature. Meanwhile, Christie's presidential campaign is having its best week yet. 

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Christie Back in NJ for Government — and Presidential Politicking

Monday, November 02, 2015

The governor visited Camden Monday to tout his criminal justice record — and run for president. 

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Obama, Booker to Spotlight Prisoner Reentry Efforts in Newark

Monday, November 02, 2015

Criminal justice reform has been at the top of Sen. Booker's agenda since he left Newark in 2013. Now he returns to highlight the federal government's increased focus on recidivism.

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