Earlier this week, we wrote about recent comments from President Obama concerning race discrimination that he has personally faced prior to becoming president. It is telling that such a highly educated, well-dressed and well-spoken man has been mistaken for a valet and a waiter simply because he is black.
All workers and potential employees are theoretically protected from racial discrimination in the workplace by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Unfortunately, allegations of race discrimination can be difficult to prove. In today’s post, we’ll talk about how substantiating allegations often comes down to documenting patterns of subtle behavior rather than overt and obvious incidents of discrimination.