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The Civil Rights Act – The Cornerstone of Civil Rights Law
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The Civil Rights Act – The Cornerstone of Civil Rights Law

If you're not sure what the Civil Rights Act covers, this article will help you understand its key elements. Among these are the protections you have against discrimination based on your race, age, gender, religion, national origin, or social class. Additionally, you'll learn about the power of the HCRC to enforce these laws, and the Status of the HCRC. The next article in this series will detail each of these important elements. Articles of civil rights law The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, or gender in federally funded programs and public accommodations. Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the cornerstone of civil rights law in the U.S., there are many important parts that have changed dramatically since its pass...