Welcome to ABC7 Unite

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, June 22, 2020
Black Lives Matter NY founders continue their call for change
Candace McCowan interviews the founding members of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York who talk about their message which has spurred a call for change across the nation.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- WABC-TV seeks to bridge divides by engaging our viewers with stories surrounding race and racism in our communities, in addition to providing online resources for race, anti-racism, and inclusion.

Please visit abc7ny.com/unite to see all of our stories and resources.


Artist paints biblical scenes featuring African-Americans

Source of Knowledge Bookstore in Newark's book club thriving despite pandemic

Sade Baderinwa's intimate in-person candid interview with our NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea

Here and Now: The Race to Justice

A profile of the founding members of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York (also viewable in the above video player)



We are also publishing resources in a range of areas, which will grow and can be found below:

Ways to Help

Black Lives Matter

Black Voters Matter Fund


National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform

No New Jails NYC

Voices of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY)

Black LGBTQIA + Migrants Project

Teaching the Next Generation

Black Lives Matter at School

Creating Space To Talk About Racism At Your School

Teaching for Black Lives - Rethinking Schools

Black-Owned Bookstores in New York and New Jersey

Cafe con Libros (Brooklyn)

Grandma's Place (Harlem)

Sister's Uptown (Manhattan)

Source of Knowledge (Newark)

The Lit. Bar (Bronx)

The Little Boho Bookshop (Bayonne)


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children In A Racially Unjust America by Jennifer Harvey

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism



Black Wall Street 1921

Jemele Hill is Unbothered

Still Processing


American Son: Available on Netflix

If Beale Street Could Talk: Available on Hulu

Just Mercy: Available on Amazon Prime

Selma: Available on Amazon Prime

The Hate U Give: Available on Amazon Prime

When They See Us: Available on Netflix


13th: Available on Netflix

America Inside Out with Katie Couric: Available on National Geographic

Becoming: Available on Netflix

I am Not Your Negro: Available on YouTube

WABC resources

Here & Now episode archive