Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the federal law which makes it illegal to discriminate or retaliate against or otherwise treat unfavorably, an employee or job applicant because that person is of a certain race, has personal characteristics, such as skin color, hair texture, or facial features associated with race.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 also makes it illegal to discriminate against an applicant or employee because that person is married or has an association with a person of a certain race , or has personal characteristics, such as skin color, hair texture, or facial features associated with race, or if the person has a connection with any group or organization that is generally associated with a person of a certain race.
The Discrimination laws enforced by the EEOC forbid Retaliation in any aspect of employment including pay, promotion, layoff, fringe benefits, training, job assignment, hiring, firing and any other condition of employment.Race Discrimination / Color Discrimination
Race Discrimination can include offensive or derogatory remarks about a person’s color or race or racial slurs. The display of racially offensive symbols or speech can also be harassment.