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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We are also publishing resources in a range of areas, which will grow and can be found below:
Ways to Help
Teaching the Next Generation
Black-Owned Bookstores in New York and New Jersey
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
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