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October 27, 2017

 

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NAACP Details Lawsuits Filed Over Voter Rights

The Indiana chapter of the NAACP is engaged in four lawsuits surrounding voter protections.

October 11, 2017

 

Naomi Caseras, an eighth grader at East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, was one of the students whose samples were tested. Hers came back negative.

East Chicago School Children Take Lead Testing Into Own Hands

The NAACP hopes to replicate the program on a national scale.

October 9, 2017

 

The Calumet neighborhood in East Chicago is part of a federal toxic waste cleanup site contaminated with lead and arsenic.

NAACP To Help East Chicago Residents Test For Lead

The Calumet neighborhood in East Chicago is part of a federal toxic waste cleanup site contaminated with lead and arsenic.

August 24, 2017

 

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Lawsuit Challenges Indiana Voter Roll Cleanup Law

The legal action was brought on behalf of Indiana’s NAACP and the League of Women Voters.

August 17, 2017

 

Amy Nelson, executive director of the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, speaks at the Indiana Response to Hate Conference.

Anti-Discrimination Groups Launch Hate Crimes Database

Groups worry hate crimes are underreported in the state, and call for hate crimes legislation.

August 14, 2017

 

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NAACP Sues Indiana, Alleges Law Targets Black, Latino Voters

The complaint challenges Indiana's law on the grounds that it violates the Voting Rights Act and places an undue burden on the right to vote.

May 2, 2017

 

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Lawsuit Alleges Voting Rights Violation In Marion County

Common Cause Indiana and local chapters of the NAACP say lack of access to early voting in Marion County violates the Voting Rights Act.

April 19, 2017

 

U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt address a crowd during his visit to East Chicago, Indiana, with state and local officials including Gov. Eric Holcomb and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly.

EPA Administrator Visits East Chicago, NAACP Demands More Help

The NAACP and East Chicago residents are calling on the EPA for more resources as Administrator Scott Pruitt visits the lead-contaminated neighborhood.

October 27, 2014

 

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NAACP President Talks Social Justice In Bloomington

Cornell William Brooks spoke about racial profiling and the ongoing fight for voting rights among minorities in the country.

August 20, 2007

 

Hyte Center Now Named After Booker T. Washington

The Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board already has organizations hoping to occupy the newly renamed Booker T. Washington Park Community Center.

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