Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Asian-American New Yorkers Rally in Opposition to Reform of Elite Specialized High Schools

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Mayor de Blasio has triggered an outcry from New York's Asian-American community when he unveiled a proposal to change the city’s specialized high school admissions policy.

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New York's Abortion Laws Aren't as Strong as You Might Think

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

While political leaders tout the state's progressive streak, its laws on abortion are straight out of the 1970s.

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New Jersey's New Budget Hikes Taxes on the Rich & Corporations, Offers Some Tax Breaks

Monday, July 02, 2018

After weeks of heated negotiations, state Democrats settled on a deal with Gov. Phil Murphy, avoiding a government shutdown.

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Mom Separated From Kids At U.S. Border Heads to New York to Reunite With Them

Friday, June 29, 2018

Yeni Gonzalez-Garcia was released on bond from an Immigration and Customs detention center in Arizona on Thursday.

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'This Is My Second Chance': Manhattan Expands Alternative Justice Program

Thursday, June 28, 2018

A program that diverts first-time offenders from the criminal justice system will now be accessible to certain adults across Manhattan.

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After Justice Kennedy

Thursday, June 28, 2018

WNYC's Jami Floyd and More Perfect's Elie Mystal talk about the resignation of Justice Anthony Kennedy, his impact, and what'll happen in the Senate when a nominee is designated.

The New York Case That Brought Down FIFA

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A new book looks at the federal bribery case against the most powerful men in the soccer world, and how a Queens man was the key to their downfall

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SCOTUS Finale

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Jami Floyd reviews the Supreme Court’s Janus decision and looks back at this term as a whole.

SCOTUS Decisions: Travel Ban

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Supreme Court rules that Trump's travel ban in constitutional.

Push to Reunite Children Taken From Mother Begins for One Immigration Attorney

Monday, June 25, 2018

A lawyer finally connects with his detained client about her children in a New York foster agency, while hundreds of other children sent to the city remain in limbo.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Conscious Hip-Hop and Aging Rockers

Monday, June 25, 2018

New Sounds
This week, Paul McCartney's new release, new rock from Shakey Graves, a collaboration between Charles Lloyd and Lucinda Williams, and PEOPLE announce their lineup
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Hundreds of Immigrant Children in New York Are in Need of Lawyers

Friday, June 22, 2018

It is still unclear what will happen to the children who were separated from their families at the U.S. border

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In New Jersey, A Crisis of Legal Help for Unaccompanied Minors

Friday, June 22, 2018

More than 7,000 unaccompanied minors have migrated to the Garden State in recent years and most live in limbo —unable to get legal help to make their case in court.

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'They're Not Even Part of a System,' Attorney For Three Migrant Kids in NYC Says

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The children were separated from their mother at the U.S. border a month ago and have been in New York ever since.

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Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and America's Unfinished Conversation on Race

Friday, June 15, 2018

Michael Eric Dyson discusses RFK and Baldwin's complicated relationship, and what it says about today's America.

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Jersey City Politics, Unraveled

Friday, June 15, 2018

It's been anything but chill, politically speaking, in Chilltown.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Lost John Coltrane and Hungry March Band

Monday, June 11, 2018

New Sounds
Week of June 11: This week, a lost album by John Coltrane, a new Superfly soundtrack, and a Hungry March Band premiere.
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Accused of Neglect, City to Spend $2 Billion on Public Housing

Monday, June 11, 2018

New York City will likely pay $2 billion to settle claims that NYCHA has too often left tenants to contend with lead paint, malfunctioning elevators and rats.

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Saying Goodbye to 'Bobby': RFK's Funeral at St. Patrick's

Friday, June 08, 2018

He was accused of being a carpet-bagger, but New Yorkers loved him anyway.

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Revisiting the 1998 World Cup and the U.S. Men's Team's Legacy of Failure

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Why the U.S. Men's soccer team imploded in the 1998 World Cup...and how the Women's team helped saved the sport in the nascent American market.

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