Jami Floyd

Host of "All Things Considered" & Legal Editor | WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

The Docket: Ukraine Scandal Could Mean Legal Troubles for Rudy Giuliani

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

After being subpoenaed, the former New York City mayor has hired his own lawyer. 

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The New Challenges Facing New York City's Indie Theater Scene

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Off-Off Broadway has been a home for artists from marginalized communities for decades. But it's struggling as the costs of space rentals soar and other sources of funding decrease.  

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Comet Is Coming and Songs of the Bardo

Monday, September 30, 2019

New Sounds
Week of Sept. 30: Two different takes on “spiritual jazz”: one by Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, and Jesse Paris Smith and one by The Comet Is Coming, plus new The New Pornographers.
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"School Colors": The Struggle for Equality in New York City's Schools Runs Deep

Friday, September 27, 2019

The new podcast "School Colors" traces the history of race inequality and schools in Central Brooklyn.

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Former Stuyvesant High School Students Recall Their Experiences During 9/11

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A new documentary tells the stories of the teenagers who were just blocks away from the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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Gillibrand Ends Presidential Run

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday that she was dropping out of the race for president. 

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Why America Still Needs a Women's Campaign School in 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019

1992 was billed the Year of the Women, but what have women achieved since then in terms of parity in government representation?

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Limitations on Statutes of Limitations

Thursday, August 22, 2019

WNYC
Historically there have been very strict statutes of limitations on cases of rape and sexual assault... but that's changing.

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The Case of Eric Garner Is a Milestone in Black History

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Daniel Pantaleo, the officer whose impermissible chokehold led to the death of Eric Garner, was fired by New York City's police commissioner. What does this mean for black history?

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After Pantaleo Firing, Much Remains Unresolved

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Firing the principal officer involved in Eric Garner's death was not the end of the chapter.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Hold Steady, Ala.Ni, Ikebe Shakedown

Monday, August 19, 2019

Week of Aug. 19: This week, The Hold Steady channels Led Zeppelin; the singer Ala.Ni celebrates our differences; and another lost album by John Coltrane is found.
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In '1619' Project, the Times Puts Slavery Front and Center of the American Experience

Friday, August 16, 2019

For the largest editorial initiative in the newspaper's history, the country was born the day the first slave ship came in.

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Fifty Years Ago, 'Black Woodstock' Happened Weekly in Harlem

Thursday, August 15, 2019

In 1969, some of music's most iconic artists played free summer concerts in Mount Morris Park. Unlike the festival to the north, it's been largely overlooked. So let's rediscover it.

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New York City Council Member from El Paso Shaken by Mass Shooting

Monday, August 05, 2019

Councilman Carlos Menchaca was born and raised in the border city and still has family there.

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Weekly Music Roundup: HAIM, Dizraeli, and Penguin Café

Monday, August 05, 2019

New Sounds
Week of Aug. 5: This week, HAIM celebrates summer, songs about penguins by Penguin Café, the decidedly NOT-punk IDLES, and a band whose name means 'remove worry.'
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Changing the Rules of New York City: A Guide to the 2019 Charter Review

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A slew of proposals could dramatically change the way the city operates. Let's dig in. 

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HUD Administrator Skeptical of HUD's Immigrant Rule

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Lynne Patton says keeping undocumented immigrants out of New York City public housing is 'not my personal priority.'

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Weekly Music Roundup: Wilco, Resavoir, and Beyoncé

Monday, July 22, 2019

New Sounds
Week of July 22: This week, sounds from West Africa, and Chicago, courtesy of Beyoncé, Wilco, and more, and music from Senegal by Shaheed & Dixa, Featuring Marieme.
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Five Years Since Garner's Death, Has the NYPD Changed?

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

No police officers have been charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. But NYPD leadership says many of its strategies for policing has evolved. 

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The Docket: The Chokehold, Five Years Later

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Five years after Eric Garner's death on Staten Island triggered nationwide protests, a criminal justice reform advocate and former prosecutor talks policing communities of color.

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