Racial Discrimination

By: Bree, Kaylee, Pierce, Jose, Mark


Racial discrimination has been a big problem in the United States and has come up in many situations such as segregation. Racial discrimination are hard to spot, this one was plain in sight. Segregation in America started in the mid-1800’s and continued to the 1950’s. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964. This Act prohibited racial discrimination in public areas such as bathrooms, schools, water fountains, and restaurants. Segregation was meant to separate whites from African Americans and making it unequal.

What Is Discrimination?

Putting people into a stereo-type and judging them by age, gender, race, religion, or ethnic. It may be hard to spot but is common in the United States.

What is Racial Discrimination?

The practice of treating others differently because of race or color and is created many times in history.
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Other Information

America has had many points where racial discrimination is very high and many people take offense to it. Such as slavery, the Native Americans, and antisemitism over history.