Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Hate Crimes Are Rising Nationwide, But They're Falling In Suffolk County

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Gothamist
In Suffolk, what gets classified as a "hate crime," as opposed to an incident, has come under scrutiny because, while everywhere else hate crime is are going up, in Suffolk it is rising.

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How Haitian Americans In New York Are Internalizing The Assassination Of President Jovenel Moïse

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Gothamist
Despite being divided on his presidency, Haitian American's in "Little Haiti" are united in shock and grief. 

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Our Feelings Are Not Our Fault: How Science Can Explain Our Emotions

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

WNYC
When the pandemic caused fear and anxiety to overwhelm her mom, Guadalupe Ortega turned to science.

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Gloria Allred on Bill Cosby and the Future of #MeToo

Thursday, July 08, 2021

Gothamist
Veteran civil rights attorney Gloria Allred reflects on the decision to release Bill Cosby from prison.

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Eric Garner's Family Continues Its Fight In NYC Courts Over 2014 Death At Hands Of NYPD Officers

Friday, July 02, 2021

Judicial inquiry into whether the city is withholding information fails to yield immediate results.

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The Supreme Court on Voting Rights and More Legal News

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Jami Floyd's analysis of the Supreme Court's voting rights decision to uphold the Arizona laws, plus Trump's CFO and Cosby.

Identifying The Network Clusters of NYPD Officers Repeatedly Accused Of Misconduct

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Gothamist
gothamist
With the help of independent data journalist EJ Fox, WNYC created a network map using civilian complaint data obtained through a Freedom of Information Law request. 

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The Latest Supreme Court Decisions: The 'Cussin' Cheerleader' and 'Hot Pursuit'

Thursday, June 24, 2021

WNYC legal editor Jami Floyd talks about the latest decisions issued by the Supreme Court.

Police Watchdog Recommends Discipline for 39 NYPD Officers Over Alleged Misconduct At BLM Protests

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The Civilian Complaint Review Board is recommending that the NYPD discipline 39 of its officers for misconduct at last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests.

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NYPD Detective Sues Protester for Racially Offensive Tirade

Monday, June 21, 2021

Gothamist
An Asian American NYPD Detective is suing a Black protester caught on tape unleashing racial insults at the cop. The protester says it was a form of political expression.

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She Spent Years Trying To Spread The Word About Juneteenth. Now, She's Concerned The Holiday Could Lose Its Meaning.

Friday, June 18, 2021

The founder of Juneteenth NYC discusses her mixed feelings about it becoming a federal holiday, and the need for more celebrations of Black culture.

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SCOTUS Roundup: Obamacare Survives

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Jami Floyd, senior editor for race and justice and legal editor at WNYC, ticks through the latest round of Supreme Court decisions. 

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea Sits Down with WNYC's Race & Justice Senior Editor

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Gothamist
Jami Floyd sits down with NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea to ask him about the murder of George Floyd, the defund the police movement, and structural racism.

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Legal Aid Society Says It Is Here To Stop Gun Violence, Too

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

At a time of rising shootings, the public defenders argue their organization should not just be seen as a group that defends criminal cases.

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Black-Asian Relations Present Frictions and New Possibilities

Monday, June 14, 2021

Gothamist
Black Lives Matter has prompted an outpouring of support from Asian-Americans. But recent attacks against Asian Americans have prompted some in the community to call for more police.

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Police Commissioner Dermot Shea Looks Back On NYPD's Crackdown In Mott Haven

Monday, June 14, 2021

Gothamist
"I said at the time and I still say that I believe the officers that responded did a good job," says Commissioner Shea. 

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A New Report Examines the Growing Indian-American Population

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

The community is the second-largest immigrant group in America.

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24 Minutes In Mott Haven

Friday, June 04, 2021

Protesters, witnesses, journalists, and others remember the NYPD's violent raid on a protest in the South Bronx on June 4, 2020.

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New Project Looks at "24 Minutes in Mott Haven" on One-Year Anniversary of Protest

Friday, June 04, 2021

Gothamist
On June 4, 2020, people rallied in Mott Haven to protest the murder of George Floyd, but police responded with unprecedented force. A new project reflects on "24 Minutes in Mott Haven."

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Bronx DA's Office Struggles With Attrition And Low Pay

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Gothamist
The borough DA's Trial Division recently lost forty-two prosecutors and nine supervisors, according to an internal email.

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