Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

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.

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Cosby Convicted

Friday, April 27, 2018

In retrial, Cosby was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

Bridgegate Architects Say Their Convictions Should Be Tossed

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Former Christie allies Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly argued in federal appeals court on Tuesday that their 2016 convictions should be thrown out.

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Investigation Finds Harassment Happened at NYPR, But Was Not Systemic

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The report from a law firm hired by the station's Board of Trustees calls for changes to policy, but not leadership.

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From Childhood Friends to Law School Colleagues, with a Detour to Prison

Monday, April 23, 2018

Marc Howard helped get Marty Tankleff out of prison. Now they teach a class, "Making an Exoneree," together at Georgetown University.

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Student Protesters Reflect On Their Revolution, 50 Years Later

Monday, April 23, 2018

On April 23, 1968, Columbia University was brought to a standstill by a historic student protest.

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Anger and Sadness at Tense Crown Heights Police-Community Meeting

Friday, April 20, 2018

Reporter Cindy Rodriguez and All Things Considered host Jami Floyd discuss the tense police-community meeting in Crown Heights Thursday evening.

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Former Mayor Giuliani Joins Trump's Personal Legal Team

Friday, April 20, 2018

Trump and Giuliani's relationship goes back decades.

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How Thousands of Security Cameras Forced Change at New York's Notorious Attica State Prison

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cameras have acted as an equalizer in Attica, taming violent guards and emboldening prisoners, according to prisoner-turned-journalist John J. Lennon.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Balún, Kamasi Washington, and Jenny Hval

Monday, April 16, 2018

New Sounds
Week of April 16: This week, new works by Kamasi Washington and Jenny Hval; a new video from Brooklyn-via-San Juan group Balún, and some musical advice on Making America Great Again.
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A Rare Glimpse at Which NYPD Officers Got Disciplined and Why

Monday, April 16, 2018

Buzzfeed publishes 1,800 leaked records, contravening official policy and angering the patrol officers union.

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Navigating Hookup Culture in the Digital Age

Friday, April 13, 2018

A new book says dating apps are making satisfying relationships harder to find.

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50 Years After The Fair Housing Act, the Ongoing Struggle For Equal Housing

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Advocates say the Fair Housing Act of 1968 was a milestone, but housing discrimination is far from over.

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Bowery Tenants, Forced to Leave, Collect Personal Items from Dumpster

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou has been advocating for tenants of 85 Bowery who were vacated from their homes in January.

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