Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Hundreds Rally Against Anti-Asian Bias Attacks

Monday, March 01, 2021

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Hundreds of demonstrators and elected officials gathered in Federal Plaza on Saturday amidst an alarming number of bias incidents and attacks against Asian New Yorkers.

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The Secret Tapes of a Suburban Drug War

Monday, March 01, 2021

A cop in Westchester, NY, was disturbed by what he saw as corruption. He started recording his colleagues -- and revealed how we’re all still living with the excess of the war on drugs.

The CCRB Found This Officer Used A Banned Chokehold. Two Years Later, He Has Still Not Been Disciplined.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

In January, the NYPD rolled out new disciplinary guidelines for infractions like chokeholds. Advocates are watching to see if the department sticks to the new guidance in this case.

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Westchester's New District Attorney Mimi Rocah Revamps Conviction Review Unit

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

This week the new DA announced that Anastasia Heeger, a public defender and exonerations expert, will lead her agency's investigations into claims of wrongful conviction.

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Experts Say Whatever Amy Cooper Got, It Wasn't Restorative Justice

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The case of the white woman who tried to call the cops on a Black birding enthusiast ended with her receiving therapy.

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Hundreds of Previously Secret Misconduct Findings Provide Window Into NYPD Discipline

Thursday, February 18, 2021

The documents were obtained by WNYC through a freedom of information law request.

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Court of Appeals Strikes Down Union Challenge To Release of NYPD Disciplinary Records

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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The decision could open the door to a mass release of NYPD misconduct findings.

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After Judge Steps In, East Ramapo School Board Election Gives Greater Voice to Black and Brown Parents

Friday, February 12, 2021

The Rockland County school board is dominated by strictly Orthodox Jews who send their children to private schools, while the public schools are mostly children of color.

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Landmarking a 'Haven for Radicals and Liberals'

Thursday, February 11, 2021

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A historic building in Greenwich Village moved one step closer to being landmarked.

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America Are We Ready for the First 100 Days?: Impeachment

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Join the national conversation Thursday evenings during the first 100 days of the Biden administration.  This week: The Senate impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump.

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Indian American Political Powers Reflects Added Tension Within The Community

Friday, February 05, 2021

Gothamist
The evolving relationship between two nations, is playing out in the first weeks of Biden administration

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NYPD Fires Officer Accused of Posting Bigoted Comments Online

Thursday, February 04, 2021

Gothamist
Deputy Inspector James Kobel led the office that handled claims of workplace harassment and discrimination. The NYPD said it will hire an outside consultant to review those cases.

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Women Account for 100% of Jobs Lost at the End of 2020, with Black and Brown Women Bearing the Brunt of Pandemic Job Losses.

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

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The December jobs report released by the U. S. Department of Labor tells the story of the thousands of Black and brown women whose lives have been upended by the pandemic

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NYC Kindergarten Teacher Pens Black Lives Matter Activity Book For Kids

Monday, February 01, 2021

Laleña Garcia wrote What We Believe with illustrator Caryn Davidson.

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Brooklyn Assemblyman Revives Push For State Commission to Investigate Prosecutors

Thursday, January 28, 2021

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A new bill in Albany could resurrect hopes for an independent agency dedicated to investigating prosecutorial misconduct. 

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Biden Signals Action on Housing Segregation

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Gothamist
President Biden signaled that he would reverse the Trump administration's direction on fair housing.

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24 Minutes in Mott Haven

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Protesters are demanding innovative reforms from the NYPD, claiming they were assaulted during the George protests on June 4th in Mott Haven.

Black Doctors Reflect on Racial Disparities in Healthcare

Friday, January 22, 2021

Two African American doctors join us for a conversation about the inequities in our health care system.

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Andrew Yang Wants to Make History. Progressives Are Weighing Their Options

Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Andrew Yang, the former tech entrepreneur who ran for president as a political outsider is seeking to make history in the race for New York City mayor.

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Documents Show Staten Island DA Acquired Controversial Facial Recognition Software

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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In 2019, the Staten Island District Attorney’s Office quietly purchased software from Clearview AI, a controversial facial recognition company.

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