Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Weekly Music Roundup: Wilco, Resavoir, and Beyoncé

Monday, July 22, 2019

New Sounds
Week of July 22: This week, sounds from West Africa, and Chicago, courtesy of Beyoncé, Wilco, and more, and music from Senegal by Shaheed & Dixa, Featuring Marieme.
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Five Years Since Garner's Death, Has the NYPD Changed?

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

No police officers have been charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. But NYPD leadership says many of its strategies for policing has evolved. 

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The Docket: The Chokehold, Five Years Later

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Five years after Eric Garner's death on Staten Island triggered nationwide protests, a criminal justice reform advocate and former prosecutor talks policing communities of color.

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New York City's Top Cop Details New Suicide Prevention Plan

Friday, July 12, 2019

After four police officers killed themselves in June, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill says the department needs to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges in the force.


The Mysterious Wealth of Jeffrey Epstein, and What He Did With It

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Lots of questions about how Jeffrey Epstein — the financier indicted on federal child sex trafficking charges — made his apparent wealth remain unanswered. 


Weekly Music Roundup: Frank Turner, Tanya Tucker, and Vanessa Wagner

Monday, July 08, 2019

New Sounds
Week of July 8: A spooky summer soundtrack from Bobby Krlic, aka The Haxan Cloak, a celebration of women in history by Frank Turner, and the return of country outlaw Tanya Tucker.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Lucy Dacus, San Fermin, and Fantastic Negrito

Monday, July 01, 2019

New Sounds
Week of July 1: This week, a “holiday” song from Lucy Dacus, some avant-pop from San Fermin, a trippy musical trip out west, and a new video from Grammy-winning Fantastic Negrito. 
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The Docket: How 30 Years of COPS Has Shaped America's View of Policing

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Dan Taberski, host of the podcast "Running From COPS," takes us through the legal complications and social impact of COPS.


SCOTUS Wrap-Up with Jami Floyd: No Citizenship Question on the Census, for Now

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Plus, what it means that the Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering is beyond their reach. 

Another SCOTUS Update with Jami Floyd

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

What cases will the courts decide tomorrow?

What the Supreme Court Ruling on a Memorial Cross Means For Separation Of Church And State

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The Supreme Court ruled that a war memorial cross can stay on public land. Jami Floyd, WNYC's host of All Things Considered and legal analyst, breaks down what that means. 

SCOTUS Update with Jami Floyd

Monday, June 17, 2019

Jami Floyd with analysis on today's SCOTUS opinions.

'People Not Property' Takes a Hard Look at Slavery in the Hudson Valley

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Philipsburg Manor near Sleepy Hollow is highlighting its history as home to dozens of enslaved people.

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The Docket: DNA Evidence, Policing, and the Constitution

Thursday, June 13, 2019

What the Chanel Lewis case can teach us about how police use DNA evidence — and the legal questions that can arise.


Does Linda Fairstein Deserve the Blowback She's Getting?

Monday, June 10, 2019

How does Linda Fairstein's character in the Netflix miniseries "When They See Us" compare to her real-life role in the Central Park jogger case? 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Angélique Kidjo, Bat for Lashes, and Team Dresch

Monday, June 10, 2019

New Sounds
This week, a tribute to the Queen of Salsa from Angélique Kidjo, a new album from Santana, romance and menace by Bat for Lashes, and the return of queer punk icons Team Dresch.
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Context and a Movie: Ava DuVernay’s "When They See Us"

Friday, June 07, 2019

What happens when they see us?

Live Coverage and Analysis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller breaks his silence after more than two years. 

Deteriorating Relationship between Murphy, Sweeney Impacting Budget Negotiations

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Gov. Murphy wants a millionaires tax. Senate President Sweeney wants pension reform. As their strained relationship hits a new low, how will the two sides reach a budget deal?

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Behind the Budget Dance Over Public Library Funding

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Mayor de Blasio has been generous to libraries. Now he wants to pull back — a little.