Here and Now: Feurtado brothers discuss their foundation to help build communities

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Here and Now: Feurtado brothers discuss their foundation
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On this episode of Here and Now, Feurtado brothers discuss their foundation to build better communities.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- In this episode of Here and Now, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson discusses tackling the challenges facing her community.

Gibson breaks down how she plans on addressing crime, the fall-out from COVID, and the housing crisis.

We also speak to two former drug kingpin turned crime fighters.

Meet the once infamous Feurtado brothers -- now changing lives for the better in Jamaica, Queens.

And learn about why black people are more likely to die from colon cancer.

We speak with the founder of Noble Touch about how the non-profit helps people take control of their healing through Pranic Healing methods.

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