Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

New Tax Law Extends Popular College Savings Plans to Private K-12 Schools

Friday, December 22, 2017

Parents will be allowed to use up to $10,000 a year in funds from 529 plans to pay for primary and secondary education.

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Uber and Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse, Report Says

Friday, December 22, 2017

They may help New Yorkers catch a ride, but a new report suggests ride-hailing apps are slowing the city down. We just don't know how much.

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New York Public Radio Fires Hosts Lopate and Schwartz

Thursday, December 21, 2017

A WNYC News investigation finds complaints to management about the two longtime hosts go back years.

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What Comes Next in the Fight for Net Neutrality

Monday, December 18, 2017

States like New York could play a new role in regulating the Internet.

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Here For It: A New Jedi, Shamir Bailey's "Revelations," and What Black Women Really Did in Alabama

Monday, December 18, 2017

This week's culture roundup from WNYC's Rebecca Carroll has some of the best suggestions for your cultural heart's content. You'll never get to it all. But trust, we got you.

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Diversity Training Doesn't Really Work, Says One Expert, But Hiring Better Will

Friday, December 15, 2017

A Harvard behavioral economist says the path to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace is through better hiring and promotional practices.

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Weekly Music Roundup: NY Phil at 175 & I'm With Her

Monday, December 11, 2017

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Week of December 11: Sufjan Stevens Sings About Tonya Harding; Songwriter Grace Carter at 20; the New York Philharmonic at 175, and the supergroup I'm With Her.
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How the Law Separates Sexual Harassment, Assault and Other Abuses in the Workplace

Thursday, December 07, 2017

As allegations against men pile up for a range of bad behavior in the workplace, the response is not always obvious. But legal principles may help.

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Lopate, Schwartz Suspended From WNYC

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Longtime hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz were placed on immediate leave pending an investigation into accusations of inappropriate conduct.

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How the Wedding Cake Court Case Could Affect Civil Rights in New York

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The Supreme Court is deciding its first case on LGBT rights since striking down the ban on gay marriage

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A Reckoning in Our Own House: John Hockenberry and Harassment

Monday, December 04, 2017

WNYC's Brooke Gladstone, Jami Floyd, Brian Lehrer and Shumita Basu will be on the radio live tonight at 8pm to talk about sexual harassment allegations at NYPR and across the nation.

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Urban Planners Propose Big Changes To Regional Life and Transit

Thursday, November 30, 2017

What if New York City's 24-hour subway system was no longer 24 hours? Or the Meadowlands became a park?

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Army Recruiters in East Orange and Newark Struggle to Build Trust

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Army officials in Essex County are trying to maintain diversity in the armed forces, but they first have to reckon with the military's history of predatory recruiting.

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The Undeniable Role of Race in the #MeToo Era

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Powerful men are facing consequences in a cascade of sexual assault allegations. But why do we only seem to listen when the complainants are white?

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Weekly Music Roundup: Dizzy, Shame & U2

Monday, November 27, 2017

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Week of Nov. 27: This week, looking ahead to U2, Canadian band Dizzy, Finnish trio Lake Jons, and a look back at ECM Records.
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The Race for New York City Council Speaker Heats Up

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Eight candidates are making the case that they should hold the second most powerful job in city government

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Haitian New Yorkers Ask Whether They Must Now Leave the U.S.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Trump administration's decision to end Temporary Protected Status for 59,000 Haitians forces members of the community to weigh their options. 

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New Jersey Schools Becoming More Segregated, New Report Finds

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Between 1989 and 2015, the percentage of students in so-called "apartheid schools" — those with less than 1 percent of white students — has doubled.

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Investigation Sheds New Light on Lead Exposure in New York City

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New data shows that in some neighborhoods, lead is still a problem

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What to See at DOC NYC

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Co-founder Thom Powers shares his picks from this year's crop of documentaries

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