Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

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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Low Voter Turnout Means Trouble for de Blasio and Queens Council Incumbent

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

While Mayor de Blasio defended his victory as a mandate, Councilwoman Liz Crowley may not even end up with a victory, much less a mandate.

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What Communities Lose When There's No Local News

Friday, November 03, 2017

After the closure of DNAinfo and Gothamist, WNYC's vice president for news examines the state of local reporting and why it's so hard to fund it.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Go! Team, Rhye, & Morrissey

Monday, October 30, 2017

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Week of Oct. 30: This week, A Cuban/Jamaican collaboration, The Go! Team, Rhye, and a weird wish from Morrissey.
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Bernstein Returns to the New York Philharmonic

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A three-week festival through mid-November presents symphonies and other works to honor the orchestra's longtime former music director, Leonard Bernstein.

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Gov. Chris Christie's Big Pharma Ties Gave Drug Industry Access to Opioid Regulators

Friday, October 20, 2017

A pharmaceutical executive contributed $100,000 to Christie's presidential campaign. Now he gets to meet with Christie to discuss recommendations for addressing the opioid epidemic.

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Why Health Insurance Subsidies Aren't a Bailout

Thursday, October 19, 2017

President Trump's latest efforts to unravel Affordable Care Act could make insurance premiums for the poor skyrocket, according to a health reporter.

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New Jersey's Voting Machines Are Vulnerable to Hacking

Monday, October 16, 2017

Without a paper trail, New Jersey's elections are at high risk of manipulation

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Weekly Music Roundup: Sharon Jones' Final Record & Fela Kuti Box Set #4

Monday, October 16, 2017

Week of Oct. 16: This week, a final recording from Sharon Jones, Robert Plant's trancey new record, and Erykah Badu curates Fela Kuti.
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Why Baseball Players Aren't Taking the Knee Like NFL Players Are

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NFL players have created a political storm by taking the knee during the national anthem. But the protest hasn't spilled over to baseball. And there's a clear reason why.

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What to Watch in the New York and New Jersey Debates Tonight

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It's a big night for political hopefuls—and incumbents—on both sides of the Hudson River.

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When Wigs Come Off: New Series Highlights Drag Queens Off Stage

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

A 12-part documentary series promises to show how eight performers navigate life off stage.

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A SCOTUS Primer

Monday, October 02, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court, which is back in session.

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After a Fatal Stabbing, Students and Parents Question a Bronx School's Safety

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The incident is renewing questions about whether metal detectors should be placed in schools.

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