Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Videos and 911 Transcripts Reveal Confusion Moments Before Police Kill Mentally Ill Crown Heights Man

Friday, April 06, 2018

Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot nine times by police on Wednesday afternoon.

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Crown Heights Residents Voice Frustration, Fear After Police Shooting

Friday, April 06, 2018

People in the Brooklyn neighborhood are calling for better community policing and accountability for the officers who shot Saheed Vassell. 

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Why New York City Didn't Burn When King Was Killed

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Hundreds of cities saw widespread protesting and violence after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on April 4, 1968. Comparatively, New York City remained calm. 

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How Women Are Owning It Online

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Note to Self's Manoush Zomorodi and Stella Bugbee, president of New York Magazine's The Cut, on what they've learned by talking to women about life online.

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Jared Kushner's White House Role Brings 'Wellspring' of Troubles for Family Business

Monday, April 02, 2018

New York Times reporter Sharon LaFraniere details how investigations, concerns over conflicts of interest, and bad publicity have hurt the Kushner Companies.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Weeknd, Sons of Kemet, and Brazilian Girls

Monday, April 02, 2018

New Sounds
Week of April 2: This week, new music from The Weeknd, Sons of Kemet, and Brazilian Girls.
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Man's Two Decade Fight to Prove Innocence Chronicled in New Podcast 'Empire on Blood'

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

WNYC
Reporter Steve Fishman chronicles the life of Calvin "Cal" Buari's years in prison and eventual release after his conviction was overturned.

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Woman Uses Billboards to Speak Out About Sexual Abuse, Pressure Lawmakers

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

A woman who says she was abused by a former teacher says New York state lawmakers need to pass the Child Victims Act.

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Madison Square Garden Takes Heat for Moving NY Liberty to the Burbs

Friday, March 23, 2018

WNYC
The team will play most of its games in Westchester this season. 

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Cracking Cold Cases With Forensic Sculpture

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Students at the New York Academy of Art work with the Medical Examiner's office to reconstruct faces of people who have gone missing.

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Woman Pushes Back Against Trump Friend's "Catch and Kill" Strategy

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The CEO behind The National Enquirer paid Karen McDougal for her story about her affair with the president, then intentionally didn't publish it.

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The Roots of the Diversity Crisis at NYC's Elite High Schools

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A state law passed in 1971 shows the lack of black and Latino students in exam schools may not be an accident.

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Actor Cynthia Nixon Challenges Cuomo for Governor

Monday, March 19, 2018

The 'Sex and the City' co-star says she's running to combat income inequality and fix the subways.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Pussy Riot, Tinariwen, and Yo La Tengo

Monday, March 19, 2018

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Week of March 19: This week, musical reactions to a troubled world from Pussy Riot, Roger Waters, and Yo La Tengo. Plus new videos from Tinariwen and Courtney Barnett.
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Black, White, Female, Other: Exploring Feminist Identity in this #MeToo Moment

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Jami Floyd hosts a conversation with writer Anna Holmes, writer Tanya K. Hernández and social justice activist Sophie Ellman-Golan.

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March Madness Tips Off With Renewed Debate on Student-Athlete Compensation

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Columnist Shaun King spoke to WNYC's host Jami Floyd about the NCAA's ongoing fight to avoid paying student athletes.

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In Sharp Turn from Christie Years, New NJ Budget Includes Legalizing Marijuana, Taxing the Rich

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Murphy's $34 billion plan proposed increasing the state's sale tax, tripling the funding to NJ Transit, and increasing funding for local schools, pre-k and community colleges. 

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In Campus Rape Case, a Tale of Two Justice Systems

Friday, March 09, 2018

Yale's internal investigation process uses a lower standard of evidence than criminal trials, and is largely influenced by its campus culture of affirmative consent.

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Reports of Sexual Abuse Continue to Plague New Jersey's Only Women's Prison

Thursday, March 08, 2018

And the reappointment of Department of Corrections head Gary Lanigan is stalled — with legislators and activists asking for a change of leadership.

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Weekly Music Roundup: kwes, Chvrches, and Sidi Touré

Monday, March 05, 2018

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Week of March 5: This week, a moving Oscar performance, Malian rock from Sidi Touré, London producer kwes, and Brooklyn punk from Bodega.
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