Black Indianapolis groups mourn Dallas Police, Sterling, Castile

INDIANAPOLIS – Some 14 African-American-based organizations in Indiana’s capital on Friday (July 8) spoke out against the murder of Dallas police officers and the deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. Groups listed as signees to the statement included 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Baptist Minister’s Alliance, Circle City Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, Concerned Clergy of Indianapolis, EdFit, Exchange at the Indianapolis Urban League, Greater Indianapolis Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Greater Indianapolis NAACP Branch, Indiana Black Expo, Indianapolis Urban League, Marion County Bar Association, Martin Luther King Community Center, … Continue reading Black Indianapolis groups mourn Dallas Police, Sterling, Castile

Jessie Moore

Relationship to Partnership supplier diversity sessions to be held at Purdue on Nov. 20

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University’s Office of Supplier Diversity Development, in partnership with the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette, will host the annual Relationships to Partnerships Sessions on Nov. 20 to help minority and women business owners in … Continue reading Relationship to Partnership supplier diversity sessions to be held at Purdue on Nov. 20

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Purdue Exponent: Hundreds protest at Purdue about racism; Mitch Daniels issues statement

LAFAYETTE – Purdue University’s student newspaper, the Purdue Exponent, reported Friday that several hundred people believed to be students and faculty members gathered in front of the Class of 1950 Lecture Hall in support of protests at the University of … Continue reading Purdue Exponent: Hundreds protest at Purdue about racism; Mitch Daniels issues statement

Christine Taylor

Purdue Exponent: Christine Taylor Out as Vice Provost of Diversity; Trustees to vote on Dutta’s title

WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue Exponent reported Wednesday (July 15) that Christine Taylor, Purdue’s first and only vice provost for diversity and chief diversity officer was let go on July 1, with Provost Debasish “Deba” Dutta taking over her duties. … Continue reading Purdue Exponent: Christine Taylor Out as Vice Provost of Diversity; Trustees to vote on Dutta’s title

Jessie Moore

Jesse Moore Receives Award from Gov. Mike Pence at Indiana Black Expo Reception

INDIANAPOLIS – Jesse Moore, president of the Greater Lafayette Indiana Black Expo, was honored by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence at the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration Governor’s Reception Tuesday (July 14). Moore, Purdue University’s director of supplier diversity, won the … Continue reading Jesse Moore Receives Award from Gov. Mike Pence at Indiana Black Expo Reception