Prejudice: Any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable.
A federal lawsuit alleges an Ultra Foods grocery store in Merrillville refused to hire women for night shift stocking jobs.
LAPORTE | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission issued a finding of probable cause against Colima Restaurant in LaPorte alleging gender-based discrimination against an employee.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is poised to become the front line in a state-by-state war over the definition of marriage following Wednesday's gay rights rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Our society is constantly worrying about our outward appearances and is frequently trying to make sure we “fit the status quo.” What is wrong with being the person you are without having to worry about what the random person down the street thinks about you?
A steel mill services company in Burns Harbor has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed on behalf of a former employee.
VALPARAISO | Area legal eagles can keep abreast of laws and court decisions dealing with state and federal civil rights issues at a three-hour seminar planned for June 29 at the Valparaiso police station.
VALPARAISO | In a diversity survey done a year ago, more Valparaiso-area residents said they were harassed or discriminated against because of their gender than because of race.
HAMMOND | Dairy Dip in Portage has been dismissed from a federal racial discrimination lawsuit filed by three customers who claim to have been detained by police while at the business on Sept. 19, 2009.
May 14, 1961, Anniston, Ala. — Passengers of this smoking Greyhound bus, some of the members of the "Freedom Riders," a group sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground after the bus was set afire by a mob of people who followed the bus from the city. The mob met …
Our society is structured to accept our heritage. A boy is taught to accept his great grandfather was from Germany and hated every person who was not blonde haired and blue eyed. A girl is supposed to remember the hateful actions a white man made to her grandmother.
HAMMOND | Three former public defenders are suing Lake County in federal court, arguing they were let go because of discrimination, court records show.
Diversity, as defined by Ivy Tech Community College, includes but is not limited to, differences in race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, regional and national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, disability, and political affiliation.
HAMMOND | The city of East Chicago has settled a race and age discrimination suit filed by a former employee.
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission will host a full-day conference and exhibition in Gary next week on how to adapt to changing conditions in housing, education and employment.
HAMMOND | A local mental health services company denied allegations it unlawfully terminated a former employee who needed time off for breast cancer treatment, according to federal court filings made Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | One day after Valentine's Day, the Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 70-26 to tell Hoosier gay men and lesbians they will never get married in Indiana.
Taunts of "snowflake" and "honky" and KKK references peppered Lois Sinder's days working in an all-black department at an East Chicago health center between 2005 and 2009, according to court records.
The way I feel about police discrimination is fact. If they are supposed to protect and serve, then they shouldn't treat people differently because of the color of their skin. I have seen so many police officers harass people because of their religion.
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