Jami Floyd appears in the following:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
As we head into what everyone seems to agree will be the defining contest for the GOP, I find myself wondering whether African Americans have a reason to vote Republican.
Monday, January 16, 2012
More than 50 years after school desegregation, schools remain a focal point in the pursuit of a better, more fair and just society.
Friday, January 13, 2012
We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the team of lawyers who fought in Brown and the cases that followed. One of those attorneys, Robert L. Carter, passed away just last week.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance on Sunday, one year after a shooting spree that claimed six lives and left her gravely wounded.
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
“Many people will hear the word Progressivism and immediately think of liberals or Democrats—but they’re not synonymous.” - Glenn Beck
I’ve always thought of President Obama as more of a Progressive than a Liberal. I know, I know. Labels again. But sometimes they are helpful. On Tuesday, with his speech in Kansas, harking back 100 years to Theodore Roosevelt, Obama confirmed my suspicions.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Twenty years ago, last week, Clarence Thomas took his seat on the U.S. Supreme Court although, as I have suggested on this page before, he was not at that time, qualified to do so. The hearings on the matter of his qualification had been derailed by allegations of ...
Monday, October 24, 2011
Political pundits who continue to focus on Thomas’s lack of questioning prowess, activists who file disbarment petitions about Clarence and Virginia Thomas’ financial disclosure forms...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The legacy of racism is visible everywhere to anyone who wishes to see it. Herman Cain does not. This is why I refuse to support him.
-Jami Floyd, It's A Free Country blogger.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
For her part, the turning point probably came when Palin realized that the people she would have to fear most, if she ever got serious about a run in 2012, were the people in her own ...
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
One question everyone has been asking me, since the story surfaced, is whether this story is a death knell for Rick Perry with black voters? Honestly, I don't think Rick Perry was cou...
Monday, September 19, 2011
Political agenda and unnamed sources aside, the real value in any book about Sarah Palin will be in the study of her character and characteristics as a leader. For too long there has ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011
I feel to my core that we have not yet fully recovered as a family, as a neighborhood, or as a nation. And now, as a decade later, I do not know that we ever will.
-Jami Floyd, It's...
Friday, September 09, 2011
When I attend private functions with the folks, there is an increasing divide: Those who feel it is okay to criticize the president publicly, and those who feel we must stand by Obama...
Friday, September 02, 2011
Whatever your opinion on whether prosecutor’s should spend taxpayer resources pursuing doping-related cases, like Clemens’, I think we can all agree that the man who showed up at the ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Jami Floyd, legal analyst, sometime guest host for The Brian Lehrer Show, and It's A Free Country blogger, and Will Saletan, Slate's national correspondent, talk about the Manhattan DA's decision to request all charges be dropped against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Whatever the outcome, the DSK accuser's decision to come forward raises an important question for those of us who cover these cases and choose to shield the identity of adults who all...
Sunday, July 17, 2011
I, for one, am so disturbed by what has occurred that I propose removal of cameras from courtrooms in all criminal cases, where the camera threatens to undermine the sixth amendment r...
Thursday, July 07, 2011
Tea Party champion Senator Jim DeMint on what the movement means for politics and the debt ceiling. Plus: new research on autism; the 14th amendment and debt; and how African-Ameri...
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Legal analyst, sometime guest host for the Brian Lehrer Show, and It's a Free Country blogger Jami Floyd talks about the verdict in the Casey Anthony case, as well as the fair trial-free press debate.
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Our constitution balances the tension between the public’s desire for retribution against the greater societal goal of justice. The fair trial/free press debate, which was highlighted...