Racial Discrimination in Housing

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) are two major pieces of legislation created by the federal government that deal with discrimination in housing practices. While these laws are applicable to all states, most states have also implemented their own civil rights laws that protect against racial discrimination in housing and credit application practices.

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Racial Discrimination in Education

Racial discrimination in education refers to any harassment of students based on race, color, or national origin. In an attempt to prevent racial discrimination and eliminate the hostile educational environment it fosters, the federal government has established Title VI. Under this federal law, any school receiving government funding cannot discriminate against any student based on race, color, or national origin.

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