Indiana Civil Rights Commission

In the Geist area on the border between Indianapolis and Fishers; a neighborhood with some of the highest incomes for both Blacks and whites in the Indianapolis area, an upscale restaurant there called Bella Vita has been cited with allegedly discriminating against Black patrons, in violation of Indiana’s Civil Rights Law.  The Indiana Civil Rights […]

A free event to connect young minority males with professional male mentors in our community gets underway on Saturday, Sept 20. It’s called the Kings Feast…

A free event to connect young minority males with professional male mentors in our community gets underway on Saturday, Sept 20. It’s called the Kings Feast Symposium. Organizer, the Bloom Project, Inc., hopes to make an impact on impressionable males between the ages of 12 and 18, their parents and professional men in this fourth annual […]

The Obama Administration’s top civil rights enforcement officer visited Indianapolis, along with a top official of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to talk with Hoosier leaders about better enforcement of civil rights issues.  During a Special Edition of Afternoons with Amos, Jocelyn Samuels, Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights talked with Amos […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 35 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. The Indiana Civil Rights Commission wants to investigate cases where Hoosier students rights to get an equal education are violated.  Commission Executive Director Jamal Smith came to Afternoons with Amos to talk about rights to an equal education.  Smith also talked about the other […]

Last week on Afternoons with Amos, Joshua Brewster, Deputy Director of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, was challenged to document cases of discrimination in employment and housing where the Commission had taken action and stood up for protecting the rights of Hoosiers. Brewster provided AWA with a list of case resolutions from this year.  Those […]