Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered, WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and America's Unfinished Conversation on Race

Friday, June 15, 2018

Michael Eric Dyson discusses RFK and Baldwin's complicated relationship, and what it says about today's America.


Jersey City Politics, Unraveled

Friday, June 15, 2018

It's been anything but chill, politically speaking, in Chilltown.


Weekly Music Roundup: Lost John Coltrane and Hungry March Band

Monday, June 11, 2018

New Sounds
Week of June 11: This week, a lost album by John Coltrane, a new Superfly soundtrack, and a Hungry March Band premiere.
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Accused of Neglect, City to Spend $2 Billion on Public Housing

Monday, June 11, 2018

New York City will likely pay $2 billion to settle claims that NYCHA has too often left tenants to contend with lead paint, malfunctioning elevators and rats.


Saying Goodbye to 'Bobby': RFK's Funeral at St. Patrick's

Friday, June 08, 2018

He was accused of being a carpet-bagger, but New Yorkers loved him anyway.

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Revisiting the 1998 World Cup and the U.S. Men's Team's Legacy of Failure

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Why the U.S. Men's soccer team imploded in the 1998 World Cup...and how the Women's team helped saved the sport in the nascent American market.


Shades of Love: Color, Parenting and Telling Our Kids the Truth about Race

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Join Jami Floyd as she talks to Elie Mystal, Alex Barnett, and Veronica Jordan about how they navigate conversations about race with their partners and multiracial children. 


One Garbage Hauler's Dirty Business

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The death of an off-the-books worker reveals lax safety rules, disregard for workers' rights and deep political connections


All Eyes on New Jersey's Congressional Primary

Monday, June 04, 2018

Every seat in New Jersey's delegation to the House of Representatives is up for re-election. 


Behind de Blasio's 11th Hour Bid to Diversify Elite High Schools

Monday, June 04, 2018

The mayor is asking the state legislature to change the way students are admitted to Stuyvesant and other top schools, but Cuomo says the proposal will fail.

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Courting Fame and Vulnerability: The Shooting of Andy Warhol

Friday, June 01, 2018

Andy Warhol spent years building his celebrity persona and challenging artistic norms. Then he got shot.


Puerto Rico Power Grid "Teetering" Despite $3.8 Billion Repair Job

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The island's power system remains in critical condition on the eve of a new hurricane season.

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Harvey Weinstein's Prosecution and When #MeToo Makes It to Court

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Suzanne Goldberg, the director of Columbia Law School's Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, says the #MeToo movement has shifted the "tradition of disbelief toward women."


New York Bookies Ponder Their Future on Eve of Legalized Sports Gambling

Friday, May 25, 2018

Will legal betting at racetracks and casinos—or on your phone—put your local bookie out of business?

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MTA's New Plan Wins Praise, but has Many Unknowns

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The head of New York City Transit released his plan for modernizing the MTA Wednesday morning. By the evening, the funding debate erupted.

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MTA Chairman Joe Lhota. Three Jobs. One Man. Many Potential Conflicts of Interest.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

MTA Chair and CEO Joe Lhota reportedly made $2.5 million, for jobs that weren't related to the subways.

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N.Y.'s Acting Attorney General Hopes To Stay On As Interim

Thursday, May 10, 2018

New York's acting Attorney General Barbara Underwood doesn't plan to run for the office in November, but she'd like to stay on until then.

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De Blasio Endorses Creating a Safer Place for Drug Users

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The de Blasio administration is supporting sites for drug users to safely inject illegal drugs.

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Public Housing's Broken. But Did de Blasio Really Break It?

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Tenant activists and Gov. Cuomo would like to pin the blame on the mayor. But the system's problems go back nearly two decades. Jarrett Murphy of CityLimits.org explored the issue.

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Coretta Scott King Rallies Against American War, Racism, and Poverty

Friday, April 27, 2018

Speaking in New York City on April 27, 1968, Coretta Scott King addresses social issues at home and abroad.