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In South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has faced criticism for being hostile to racial minorities: "Mayor Buttigieg’s hires and appointments greatly decreased the presence of African-American and Hispanic leaders in city government"
2017 op-ed:
southbendtribune.com/news/opinion/v…
"During much of Buttigieg’s time in office, many city boards have not had an African-American or Hispanic appointed by him. Statistics on such forms of decline and underrepresentation were omitted by the mayor’s 2016 report on diversity and inclusion." southbendtribune.com/news/opinion/v…
Another report raising concerns about Mayor Buttigieg's hostility to minorities.

"Pete Buttigieg Tore Down Houses In Black And Latino South Bend...an ambitious white leader literally plowing ahead before addressing concerns in the community of color"

buzzfeednews.com/article/henryg…
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg's "program to knock down hundreds of homes in black and Latino neighborhoods like hers smacked of gentrification and ultimately cost her family several investment properties they hoped to repair but couldn’t" buzzfeednews.com/article/henryg…
2017 op-ed criticizes South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg for his policies towards African-Americans and Latinos, who make up 41% of his city: "In its first five years, the Pete Buttigieg administration has been a force for inequality" southbendtribune.com/news/opinion/v…
From Sept. 2017: "Over the last year young black activists have pressed South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg...on matters of diversity and inclusion related to safe, affordable and quality housing and economic development...to no avail." facebook.com/indivisibleIN0…
From Sept. 2017: “after young black activists publicly called out institutionalized racism in South Bend...(Mayor Pete Buttigieg) refused to participate in an open forum” with black residents on housing and economic development facebook.com/indivisibleIN0…
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