Here and Now with Sandra Bookman: Impact of Student Loans on Black Women, Plus Dancing with the Stars Champion Iman Shumpert

NEW YORK (WABC) – In this episode of Here and Now, we chat with author and activist Kimberly Jones about her new book “How We Can Win” which looks at the impact of systemic racism and strategies to overcome it. .

And we discuss the impact of student debt, especially on black women, and the latest announcement about student loan forgiveness.

We also caught up with Dancing With the Stars champion and NBA star Iman Shumpert.

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We are also posting resources in a range of areas, which will grow and can be found below:

Ways to help
Black Lives Matter
Black Voters Fund
National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform
No new NYC prisons
Voice of Activists and Community Leaders (VOCAL-NY)
Black LGBTQIA + Migrants Project

Teaching the next generation
Black lives matter at school
Create a space to talk about racism in your school

Teaching for Black Lives Matter – Rethinking Schools

Black-owned bookstores in New York and New Jersey
Cafe con Libros (Brooklyn)
At Grandma’s (Harlem)
Sister’s Uptown (Manhattan)
Knowledge Source (Newark)
The bed. Bar (Bronx)
The Little Boho Bookstore (Bayonne)

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Raising White Children: Raising 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 Color Blindness by Michelle Alexander
White fragility: why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism


Black Wall Street 1921
Jemele Hill is indifferent
Still in process:
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 Hatred You Give: Available on Amazon Prime
When They See Us: Available on Netflix

13: Available on Netflix
America Inside Out with Katie Couric: available on National Geographic
Becoming: Available on Netflix
I’m not your ghostwriter: available on YouTube

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