Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Ramarley Graham's Mom: 'Their Lives Don't Matter'

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara declined to prosecute NYPD officers for the shooting death of an 18-year-old. Here, the teen's mom speaks out. 


Manhattan D.A.: Low-Level Offenses Will Not Be Prosecuted in Criminal Court

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said his decision not to prosecute low-level offenses in criminal court won't affect the quality-of-life of New Yorkers.


Where Does Trump's Candidacy Leave Moderate Republicans?

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman said she was surprised by Gov. Christie's endorsement of Trump, even though she had heard it might happen.

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Wilhemina's War: A Story of HIV/AIDS in South Carolina

Monday, February 29, 2016

Emmy Award-winning journalist June Cross explores the impact of AIDS through the lens of of one family living with the virus and struggling to find care.


Uncovering Water Pollution in Hoosick Falls

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Residents in the small town of Hoosick Falls have been drinking bottled water for the past two months — but a hazardous chemical was found in their water supply almost two years ago.


Atlantic City Mayor Calls State Takeover Plan a 'Dictatorship'

Monday, February 22, 2016

The Republican Mayor says the state's proposed takeover of Atlantic City's finances violates the civil and constitutional rights of residents, and sets a dangerous precedent.

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Questions Swirl Around Deaths of Politically-Prominent Couple

Friday, February 19, 2016

A county prosecutor steps down after coming under criticism for his handling of the criminal probe into the death of John and Joyce Sheridan 18 months ago.


Could Some Political Donations to New York's Attorney General Be a Conflict of Interest?

Thursday, February 18, 2016

An analysis by our partner, News 4 New York, examined political donations to the state attorney general's office.


Christie Opposes Democrats' Pension Proposal in Budget Address

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In his first public appearance since dropping out the presidential race, the Governor says a Democratic plan to pay for pensions will wreck the New Jersey economy.  

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After Scalia's Death, A Split SCOTUS May Empower Lower Courts

Monday, February 15, 2016

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the court may be split 4-4 as it faces groundbreaking cases on abortion rights, immigration law, affirmative action, and more.

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Justice Scalia, Local Son

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Looking back to Scalia's upbringing and how it influenced the justice he would become.

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What Will it Take for Black Voters to Choose Bernie Sanders?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Democratic Senator from Vermont may have taken New Hampshire by storm, but critics say the presidential hopeful has a way to go to win the African American vote.

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New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

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President Obama's Legacy — and Race Relations in 2016

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Michael Eric Dyson on President Obama's legacy, the current presidential campaign and his new book.

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How Some Energy Service Companies Swindle Thousands of New Yorkers

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A Village Voice report detailed how third-party utility companies scam thousands of New Yorkers — and why Albany has let them get away with it.


A Record Number of Exonerations in the U.S. for the Second Year in a Row

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

A report found 149 people falsely convicted of crimes were freed in 2015. 

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Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Thursday, January 28, 2016

How are today's policies ushering our nation's most at-risk children from classrooms to prisons? A conversation hosted by WNYC's Jami Floyd. 

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Christie Under Fire for Leaving NJ and Returning to Campaign Trail

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Gov. Chris Christie has faced heavy criticism for returning to the campaign trail right after a record-breaking blizzard hit New Jersey.

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How Your Patient Status Could Affect Your Hospital Bill

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

An investigation by our partner News 4 New York found that the way a hospital categorizes your stay could have a big impact on how much you pay. 

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Manslaughter Trial Set to Begin for NYPD Officer

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Officer Peter Liang has been charged in the shooting death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley in a public housing stairwell in 2014.