Keep Students in Illinois
Dan Brady, Illinois Deputy Republican Leader
The state of Illinois needs to put together a budget, something that can be planned around. Illinois students are leaving our state to attend colleges outside of Illinois. Illinois education need to be more competitive to keep students in the state.
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.