NEW YORK (WABC) -- On this episode of Here and Now, closing the racial health gap.
How the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health continues its efforts to save lives in underserved communities.
Plus, how early detection and treatment can save the lives of African American men who are most likely to get prostate cancer.
Also in this episode, how the Westhab Agency's affordable housing plan is building better lives for the homeless in Westchester County and New York City.
And finally, how Grammy award-winner Usher is using his new look to transform the lives of young people.
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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
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Just Mercy: Available on Amazon Prime
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Becoming: Available on Netflix
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