NEW YORK (WABC) -- On this episode of Here and Now, the dire warning about the Trump administration from the late congressman Elijah Cummings. His widow speaks on why Cummings' memoir "We're Better Than This: My Fight for the Future of Democracy" is a must-read.
Also, "American Runaway" is one woman's story of leaving the country to avoid the political chaos.
And, closing the racial wage gap. The demand for equal pay for black women.
We also talk to rising baritone star Justin Austin.
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