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Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

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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How Technology Can Save Us from the Next Hurricane

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Thirsty concrete, walls made out of styrofoam sandwiches and intelligent ponds are just a few of the new, and not-so-new ideas being tried out to prevent damage from flooding.

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How Releasing 6,000 Prisoners Could Be Just the Start of Sentencing Reform

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Glenn E. Martin is an advocate for cutting the U.S. prison population by 50 percent by 2030. 

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Bronx District Attorney Candidates Make Their Case

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Either Republican Robert Siano or Democrat Darcel Clark will become the first new district attorney in the Bronx in more than quarter-century.

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6,000 Prisoners Will Be Freed This Weekend. Here’s What to Know...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Most of them are drug offenders, but very few will be coming to New York. Still, critics of the move are raising concerns. WNYC and the Marshall Project put the release in perspective.

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Slaying of NYPD Officer Revives Debate About Police Safety on the Streets

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

More details are emerging about the man who police say shot and killed a New York City police officer.   

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Deal for Stuyvesant Town Preserves Development's Middle-Class Roots

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The largest apartment-complex in Manhattan will be sold for $5.3 billion in a deal that will preserve nearly half its units for middle-class families.

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Private Solutions to Public Transportation Problems

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Miami is using a private company to build and manage its "tunnel of tomorrow." Could New York learn a lesson from that example?

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