Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

SCOTUS Latest

Thursday, July 09, 2020

All Things Considered host and WNYC legal editor Jami Floyd will discuss the latest SCOTUS decisions and reflect on this term.

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Black Women Photographers Collective

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

WNYC
A global collective aims to get Black women photographers hired more consistently by newsrooms and media organizations. 

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Why Frederick Douglass's "Fourth Of July" Speech Still Resonates

Friday, July 03, 2020

In his speech, Douglass challenged what he saw as the hypocrisy of the Fourth of July. Here's why his words resonate today. 

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What the New Rollbacks to Bail Reform Mean in New York

Thursday, July 02, 2020

New York’s new law eliminating bail for most offenses got overhauled in April after a backlash. The changes take effect July 2.

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How Comedy Cuts Through The Root Of Systemic Racism

Monday, June 29, 2020

Dave Chappelle's "8:46" is the latest in a long tradition of Black comics who cut right to the root of systemic racism, said Mel Watkins.

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SCOTUS Update: Abortion Access Ruling, and More

Monday, June 29, 2020

Jami Floyd on today's abortion access ruling in the Supreme Court

Weekly Music Roundup: Fantastic Negrito and Tank, Khruangbin, and The Chicks

Monday, June 29, 2020

New Sounds
This week, collaborative songs featuring Michael Stipe, The Streets, and Fantastic Negrito. Plus, Houston-based psych-funk trio Khruangbin's new album, and The Dixie Chicks drop "Dixie."
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NJ Releases Guidance for School Reopening Plans

Friday, June 26, 2020

New Jersey schools will reopen for in-person instruction in the fall as long as the state's COVID-19 trends don't worsen.

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Defunding The Police Could Lead To More Surveillance

Friday, June 19, 2020

Princeton University's Ruha Benjamin says criminal justice advocates should be wary of proposals to increase police departments' reliance on technology.

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Dozens Of New Yorkers Testify On Police Brutality During Protests

Thursday, June 18, 2020

New York Attorney General Letitia James is investigating dozens of reports of excessive force against demonstrators during protests against police violence and racial injustice.

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SCOTUS Rules Trump Administration Can't End DACA

Thursday, June 18, 2020

WNYC's Jami Floyd and Beth Fertig discuss the Supreme Court's decision that the White House can't end the program that allows some children brought to the U.S. illegally to stay.

How New York City's Largest Police Union Became So Powerful

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The movement for police reform is shining new light on police unions and the power they wield.

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Black Trans Lives Matter Calls For Inclusiveness

Monday, June 15, 2020

WNYC
A massive Black Trans Lives Matter rally in Brooklyn over the weekend is forcing the Black Lives Matter movement to reckon with criticism calling for more inclusiveness. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Jarvis Cocker, Naeem, and TENGGER

Monday, June 15, 2020

New Sounds
Jarvis Cocker’s tribute to Leonard Cohen; Sunny Jain’s tribute to Breonna Taylor; Tengger’s tribute to krautrock. Plus, new music from Naeem (fka Spank Rock), and CDMX's El Shirota.
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SCOTUS Update: Today's Opinions

Monday, June 15, 2020

Jami Floyd on today's big Supreme Court ruling expanding LGBTQ workplace rights.

NJ's Attorney General on Police Reform

Friday, June 12, 2020

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal lays out his vision for reforming the police.

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Governor Cuomo Signs A Series Of Police Reform Bills Into Law

Friday, June 12, 2020

WNYC
The City's Josefa Velasquez joins WNYC host Jami Floyd to discuss the significance of the moment.

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Black Liberation Readings For All

Friday, June 12, 2020

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has curated a list with 95 titles.

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“We Were On This Road For A Very Long Time:” A Black NYPD Detective Speaks Out

Friday, June 12, 2020

Felicia Richards, the president of the NYPD Guardians Association, speaks candidly about race, policing, and the struggle of being a black police officer in this moment.

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All The Ways The NYPD Is Under Investigation for Protest Tactics

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The state AG, the CCRB, mayoral appointees, and the NYPD's internal investigators are all looking into allegations of police violence during the protests. But what will come of it?

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