The decision comes just over a month after another Los Angeles judge found that a California law mandating that corporations diversify their boards with members from certain racial, ethnic or LGBT groups was unconstitutional.
The Freedom Forum podcast: Karen Bravo, dean of the IU McKinney School of Law.
Host Angela Freeman talks with the dean about voting rights, human trafficking and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Read More
Initiative will pair Black-owned businesses with downtown spots
The moves are part of a larger effort to help the city’s core recover from the pandemic, and they’re getting help from a not-for-profit that has emerged as a local leader in diversity initiatives.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Groundbreaking history of African Americans in Indy debuts
Historian David Leander Williams has built on his previous works documenting the city’s jazz and rhythm-and-blues legacies with “African Americans in Indianapolis: The Story of a People Determined to Be Free,” published by Indiana University Press.Read More
Cycling legend Major Taylor’s bike returning to Indianapolis for exhibition
The California-based U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that it was loaning the bike to the Indiana State Museum for an exhibit opening in March.Read More
New York City-based Via Transportation Inc., which last year pulled out of the ride-hailing industry to focus on public transportation services, will lead the program.
The three major U.S. banking regulators said Thursday they a plan to rewrite much of the outdated regulations tied to a decades-old banking law designed to encourage lending to the poor and racial minorities in the areas where banks have branches.
More companies are being transparent about the racial breakdown for their board of directors. A big reason for that is because they’re being forced to, with pressure coming from stock exchanges, regulators and investors.
McMillian, who took a pay cut to move from a prominent law firm to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, talks in this episode about the struggles that Black men have in opening themselves up to mentorship, the importance of fathers in raising children, the need to find happiness in work and at home and the hard work of corporate diversity and inclusion efforts.
Adrian Matejka, who grew up in Indianapolis, is the Ruth Lilly Professor of Poetry at Indiana University Bloomington.
There are just 38 affordable units available to every 100 Indiana renters making 30% or less of the area media income, according to the report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Prosperity Indiana.
Bypassing a chance to become the 33rd entry for the series’ biggest race next month could make Beth Paretta’s team more competitive in the long run.
Alice Watson, Indiana Black Expo’s senior vice president of operations and project management, was named as Mckinzie’s successor.
The lawsuit alleges Clover Group violated federal accessibility requirements at 38 properties in Indiana, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The approval of the leadership change came as the Indianapolis Public Library’s board of trustees met for the first time since the release of a lengthy “climate” report examining the library system’s inner workings following allegations of racism.
Younger women have closed the pay gap or are outpacing their male counterparts in nearly two dozen U.S. metropolitan areas, according to research published Monday.
A group that advocates for college athletes has filed a federal complaint that claims NCAA Division I schools are violating the civil rights of Black basketball players and major college football players by prohibiting compensation.
The initiative is a partnership between the Indianapolis Urban League, the National Urban League and the African American Coalition of Indianapolis, and is funded with a $100 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant awarded in August 2020.
Women in Motorsports will feature both a video content series showcasing female industry leaders and an internship program designed to create opportunities in motorsports for women.
IBE President and CEO Tanya Mckinzie said the initiative grew out of the organization’s pandemic work with local Black business owners and a survey of nearly 1,000 such businesses.
Members and supporters of The Startup Ladies, an Indianapolis company that supports female entrepreneurship, sent an open letter to Elevate Ventures detailing their concerns that Elevate marginalizes female founders.
Barner talked with host Angela B. Freeman about the challenges she faced building her career, how she has helped others overcome similar barriers and what companies and law firms can do to increase diversity.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana and 20 other fair housing organizations across the country announced Monday that they have reached a $53 million agreement with Fannie Mae to settle a discrimination suit.