NEW YORK (WABC) -- On this episode of Here and Now, we reflect on National Stroke Awareness Month.
Black people have the highest rate of death due to stroke in America. We look at how this silent killer can be prevented.
We also discuss closing the job opportunity gap. The tuition-free Year Up Program is now linking young people to tech jobs.
And we speak to the author of a new book "Miss Chloe," which chronicles her friendship with literary giant Toni Morrison.
If you've been struggling to plan your next vacation you'll want to hear about how to win a girlfriend getaway and wellness retreat in Saint Martin.
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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