Diane Hanks is being hired as the district's talent and diversity specialist to increase the number of MCCSC staff who are minorities.
The Chicago Lawyers‘ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law says it took 800 election complaints from Hoosiers last year.
The Monroe County school district plans to create a diversity committee after being criticized for hiring a white male over a black woman for principal job.
The demonstrators say a stagnant minority admissions rate and a lack of diversity in the school’s faculty needs to be remedied.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana joined a suit that alleges Bank of America failed to upkeep houses in minority neighborhoods.
In Indiana, 86 percent of the typical white student’s classmates are also white, isolating black and Latino students.