Comcast Cares Day 2018 - Marklund Wasmond Center
Marklund Wasmond Center
Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. Comcast volunteers showed their support by painting, building planter boxes, fixing up resident bedrooms, and general cleaning at the facility.
Hosted by: Paul Lisnek
Produced by: Greater Chicago Newsmakers Team
LGBTQ Equality in Black America
Recent years have afforded many advancements in the movement for LGBTQ equality. And while public opinion polls show that visibility and acceptance continue to rise, not all subgroups reap the same benefits. For African-Americans who identify as LGBTQ, equality gaps do exist across earning ability, health issues and inclusion.
David J. Johns, Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition
, discusses the black equality gap, along with his organization’s efforts to foster higher rates of acceptance and visibility for the black LGBTQ population.