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Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination occurs when an individual is subjected to unequal treatment because of their actual or perceived race. The U.S. Constitution and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 work in concert to ensure that each resident’s chances in the pursuit of happiness are not damaged by their race. This section offers in-depth information on unlawful racial discrimination in a number of settings, including employment, housing, education, and other public resources. It also provides links to key federal laws and U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to racial discrimination. Use the articles below to learn about prohibited racial discrimination so you can identify and stop improper behavior when you see it.
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