Caucus members also say they’ll look into gun control efforts in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.
In Indiana, 86 percent of the typical white student’s classmates are also white, isolating black and Latino students.
The Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males is trying to increase the awareness of health issues in African American men.
Indiana's black homicide rate is higher than the national average but is decreasing compared to previous years.
The NAACP says Indiana schools disproportionately disciplined black students compared to white students.
He says he questioned the idea of taking America "back to the good old days because those days weren‘t good for everyone" .
Opponents say the bill could lead to legalized racial profiling of Indiana's Hispanic population.