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    NEW YORK (WABC) — On this episode of Here and Now, we discuss how New York City plans to mark the approaching Juneteenth holiday.

    CEO and founder of Juneteenth NY Athenia Rodney joins us to talk about her organization’s 14th annual celebration of the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

    Also joining the show is Partnership with Children CEO Wesner Pierre, who highlights how their program uses art, education, and therapy to help vulnerable students.

    Plus, we look ahead to the 41st annual Drums Along the Hudson festival and sit down with this year’s honorees Loida Nicolas Lewis and George W. Faison.

    Then, Founding Exec. and Artistic Dir. of the Harlem Chamber Players Liz Player joins us to talk Harlem Songfest II.

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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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