Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Jami Floyd Leaves ATC For Next Mission At WNYC

Friday, September 04, 2020

After five years as the local host of All Things Considered on WNYC, Floyd will step into a new role at the station.

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Is New York's Covid Infection Rate Artificially Low?

Thursday, September 03, 2020

New York is one of the most aggressive states in the country at encouraging people without symptoms of the virus to get tested. Is that what's making the percentage of positives so low? 

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Federal Court Question Trump's Plan To Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From A Key Census Count

Thursday, September 03, 2020

A panel of federal judges aggressively questioned the Trump administration about its plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from the Census tally used to determine congressional seats.

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Mayor Delays Opening of NYC Public Schools

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

New York City will require random, monthly Covid tests at all public schools.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Gregory Porter and Death Valley Girls

Monday, August 31, 2020

New Sounds
This week, Gregory Porter takes flight; Matthew Dear takes a test drive; Death Valley Girls get airborne on Earth, and Chief Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah's live record, 'Axiom.'
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NYCHA Leaders Stump For Trump, But They Don't All Support Him

Friday, August 28, 2020

The Republican National Convention included a short video of public housing residents and leaders.

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Young Protesters At The March On Washington Say It Links Them To Their Elders

Friday, August 28, 2020

New Yorkers traveled to Washington, D.C. to mark the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March for Jobs and Freedom.

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Republicans and Race

Thursday, August 27, 2020

What Republicans get right, and what they get wrong, on race and racism.

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Eric Trump Makes Time To Stump For His Dad, But Not To Speak With New York's Attorney General

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking to enforce a subpoena against Eric Trump and the Trump Organization.

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New York City's New Suffragist Monument Comes With Controversy

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WNYC
Plans for a new Central Park statue originally only included Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Soujourner Truth was added after a public outcry. 

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Nikki Haley Tells Republicans That America Isn't Racist

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Drawing on her experience as a "brown girl in a black and white world," Haley assured Republicans that America still works.

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NYCHA Chairman Proposes Massive Borrowing Against Future Government Payments

Monday, August 24, 2020

Greg Russ describes his proposal to borrow from the bond market to pay for repairs to 175,000 apartments. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Nubya Garcia, Lea Thomas, and Pharrell Williams

Monday, August 24, 2020

New Sounds
Pharrell Williams celebrates Black entrepreneurs, sax player Nubya Garcia celebrates her Afro-Caribbean roots, and electro-composer Dan Deacon celebrates Extreme Dog Grooming. 
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Ed Mullins' Power Over New York City's Police Force

Friday, August 21, 2020

Ed Mullins, the head of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, has been accused of racism, homophobia and misogyny. 

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What Kamala Harris Means to Black Women and Indian Americans

Friday, August 21, 2020

Kamala Harris is the first woman of color to appear on a presidential ticket. So how important is that representation? And what does it mean that she could have been the nominee?

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Ask A College Freshmen What It's Like To Start School Amid A Global Pandemic

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Three students starting college this fall discuss remote classes, quarantining in dorm rooms, and navigating social life over Zoom.

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NJ Supreme Court Reins In Newark's Civilian Oversight Of Police

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

New Jersey's Supreme Court said Newark's civilian oversight panel did not have the legal right to compel officers to testify before them. 

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Companies With Problematic Pasts Got Government Loans

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Some companies faced penalties for environmental, workplace and fraud violations, among others.

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Looking Back to Women's Suffrage, A New Outlet Aims To Empower Disenfranchised Voters Today

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

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A non-profit newsroom named after the amendment giving women the right to vote is focused on giving women of color the reporting they need to make political decisions.

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How The NYPD Fails To Share Evidence With the Civilian Complaint Review Board

Monday, August 17, 2020

A new report from ProPublica examines how the NYPD obstructs investigations by the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

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