Jami Floyd

Host of "All Things Considered" & Legal Editor | WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Council and NYPD Clash Over Chokehold Bill and Protests At Hearing

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

The New York City Council is moving on legislation to bring more change to the NYPD. 

Comment

How A Spreadsheet Forced Elected Officials To Return Police Union Contributions

Monday, June 08, 2020

Candidates, many of whom had touted their progressive credentials, have rushed to return the money. 

Comment

DOE Faces Potential $10 Million Lawsuit Over Lead-Poisoned Child

Friday, June 05, 2020

A mother claims her toddler daughter was poisoned in a 3-K program in Brooklyn.

Comment

Inside New York City's Protests Over George Floyd And Police Brutality

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

On the sixth night of the protests, a tense two-hour standoff on the Manhattan Bridge ended peacefully. But in Midtown, peaceful protesters were met with police batons and pepper spray.

Comment

Live Coverage From New York City Protests, Post-Curfew

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

WNYC's Gwynne Hogan and Gothamist's Sydney Pereira were in the field in Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan.

Comment

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Protests and Policing

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Council Speaker Corey Johnson speaks with WNYC about the protests taking place in the city.

Comment

Why Police Reform Advocates Say New York's Police Secrecy Law Is Part Of The Problem

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Law 50-A shields police personnel records -- including any allegations of misconduct or disciplinary actions taken against officers -- from the public. 

Comment

Why Newark's Weekend Demonstration Was Peaceful

Monday, June 01, 2020

Larry Hamm has been protesting against police brutality in Newark for four decades.

Comment

Weekly Music Roundup: Fantastic Negrito, Andra Day, and The Knights

Monday, June 01, 2020

New Sounds
Week of June 1: This week, timely new songs from Fantastic Negrito and Andra Day; and songs from another time by The Raconteurs and The Knights.
Read More

Comment

'I Finally Faced The Giant.' A Bronx Woman On Speaking Out Against Russell Simmons

Friday, May 29, 2020

Rapper and author Sherri Hines discusses her decision to come forward with her accusation of rape against Simmons in a new documentary.

Comment

Immigrant Workers Left Without Unemployment or Federal Stimulus Want New York State To Help

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Vendors, house cleaners, restaurant workers and others are struggling to pay rent and eat. They are relying on a network of churches and community groups but say the help isn't enough. 

Comment

Federal Judge Says East Ramapo Must Change How It Elects Its School Board

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

A federal judge ruled against the board, which has long been the subject of complaints of racism and disenfranchisement.

Comment

Weekly Music Roundup: IDLES, J.S. Ondara, and Kaki King

Monday, May 25, 2020

New Sounds
This week, quarantine messages from punk band IDLES, guitarists J.S. Ondara and Kaki King, along with new music from country star Margo Price, and from violinist Owen Pallett. 
Read More

Comment

The Ins And Outs of New York's Contact Tracing Programs

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Contact tracing is crucial to the governor’s plan to gradually reopen the state.

Comment

Weekly Music Roundup: Moses Sumney, OK Go, and Moby

Monday, May 18, 2020

New Sounds
This week, subversive brilliance from Moses Sumney, an OK Go video from quarantine, and melancholy techno from Moby. Plus, Kamasi Washington's score for Michelle Obama's 'Becoming.'
Read More

Comment

New York City's Deputy Mayor For Health And Human Services On The COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, May 15, 2020

Dr. Raul Perea-Henze is overseeing New York City's response to the novel coronavirus.

Comment

NJ Takes Next Steps Towards Reopening

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Gov. Phil Murphy says nonessential businesses will be allowed to reopen for curbside pickup starting next week, and nonessential construction projects can restart statewide.

Comment

With More Releases From Rikers Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, What’s The Real Impact On Crime?

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

After the city and state started releasing people from jail in March to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the NYPD says about 8 percent of those who were let out were arrested again.

Comment

Mental Health Providers Meet Surge in Anxiety

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Mental health providers who work in low-income communities are losing revenue and spending more in technology as anxiety surges.

Comment

Richard Hake Remembered By Fellow WNYC Host And Deskmate Jami Floyd

Friday, May 01, 2020

For years, Jami Floyd sat next to her late colleague, Richard Hake.

Comment