Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

As Negotiations Over Special Albany Session Break Down, Ethics Reform and Pay Raises Get Put on Hold

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The impasse closes another tumultuous chapter in the relationship between Gov. Cuomo and state legislators.


Report: NYPD Oversight Agency Blunts Its Own Criticism of NYPD's Use of Tasers

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The New York Times found the final draft of a report from the Civilian Complaint Review Board was notably different from an initial draft.


For Jewish Pastries, Head to Harlem

Friday, December 23, 2016

With the holidays upon them, many New Yorkers make their way to Lee Lee's Baked Goods, where owner Alvin Lee Smalls has garnered a following for his nut-filled, buttery rugelach.

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New Yorkers Differ on Trump's Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Israel

Friday, December 16, 2016

Attorney David Friedman supports Israeli settlements — and moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. His nomination has sparked both praise and outrage.


Four Years After Sandy Hook Shooting, Conspiracy Theorists Still Claim It Was a Hoax

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

In the years following the mass shooting of children, conspiracy theories have surfaced claiming it never happened — that it was a scam set up by politicians and gun control advocates.


Weekly Music Roundup: Georgia, In Winter & Freedom Highway

Monday, December 12, 2016

Week of Dec. 12: This week, haunting sounds from the Republic of Georgia, a haunted song from Rhiannon Giddens, and a magnificent song from elbow.  
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Disagreement Over Bus Terminal Leaves Port Authority Board Paralyzed

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Infighting has delayed the building of a terminal to replace the existing Port Authority Bus Terminal. Now the disagreement threatens to derail the Port Authority's board all together.


What Trump's HUD Pick Could Mean for New York City

Monday, December 05, 2016

Ben Carson, Trump's pick to lead HUD, grew up in subsidized housing, but it's unclear if he'll be an advocate for public and affordable housing in the city.

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Immigrant Rights Take on New Urgency Post-Election

Friday, December 02, 2016

Workshops throughout New York City are being held on the rights of immigrants, following the election of Donald Trump. 


Analyst Questions Legality of Trump Proposal to Cut Sanctuary City Funding

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The threat to slash federal funding from cities that do not cooperate with immigration policies may not be a legal or wise move, a legal scholar argues.

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Supreme Court Case Could Lead to Longer Detentions for NY Immigrants

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Immigration advocates worry that a case before the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the rights of New York-area detainees to bail hearings while they await deportation proceedings.


Weekly Music Roundup: Before the Dawn & Mystery Girl

Monday, November 28, 2016

Week of Nov. 28: This week, a dream of sheep, exploding color, and a noir-ish "mystery girl." Plus, post-rock for planet Earth.
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Colleges Declare Themselves 'Sanctuary Campuses'

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Colleges are declaring they won't cooperate with federal immigration officials.


Booker Says Senate Will Be 'Emergency Brake' for Trump Administration

Monday, November 21, 2016

The New Jersey senator says he'll fight to protect American values.


Rikers Documentary Examines Life Behind Bars Through Eyes of Inmates

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

One inmate says that Rikers should be an antidote to a life of violence on the streets, but instead, inmates often have to fight to survive.


Call-In Special: Examining the 'Women's Vote'

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

All Things Considered host Jami Floyd delves into the motivation behind President-elect Trump's female base of support.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Post-Election Soundtrack

Monday, November 14, 2016

WNYC Studios
Week of November 14: new songs by A Tribe Called Quest, Drive-By Truckers, & London-based duo Shhh, all written before the election acquire different levels of meaning after it. 
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Trump Lost the Popular Vote. Roxane Gay Explains What That Means

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

In the wake of Donald Trump's election, Gay wrote a piece called "The Audacity of Hopelessness" for The New York Times.

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Carrie Mae Weems Has No Choice But to Make Art Political

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Weems has a new solo exhibit at the Jack Shainman Gallery and spoke to WNYC about race, politics and what the future holds for artists of color.


Weekly Music Roundup: Polar Punk & Arab Spring

Monday, October 31, 2016

WNYC Studios
Week of October 31: This week, polar punk, the voice of the Arab Spring, and a Halloween gift.  
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