NEW YORK (WABC) -- On this episode of Here and Now, we learn more about the Dr. Ronald E. McNair Elementary School's stupendous flight program.
Principal Lena Gates and her son, Jaime, who happens to be a senior analyst with American Airlines, discuss the power this program has in educating young people about aviation.
Then, Eric Edwards discusses his collection of African art that will be showcased in the Cultural Museum of African Art in February 2023. Edwards has over 3,000 pieces of art that he has collected over around 51 years.
The museum in Brooklyn will be open in the coming months to the public. The museum's Strategic Project Manager Eddie Gajadar explains why this museum will be like no other.
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