The Reddy Law Firm, P.C. discusses key historical events surrounding discrimination of race, including related Supreme Court decisions.
Racial discrimination in the United States has a long history heavily marked with either racism against Native Americans, or the act of bringing slaves into this country, starting in the 1600’s. One of the most blatant racism actions of America was slavery being sanctioned by law in 1664. Slaves were used primarily for agricultural labor but also worked in shipyards and docks or as domestic servants. Millions of slaves were freed in 1865, after the passage of the 13th Amendment.
Some notable acts of Congress and Supreme Court decisions include:
Experienced racial discrimination attorneys give you the guidance and information you need to determine how to proceed with your case.
Race discrimination cases do not just exist in the United States. Racial prejudice can happen anywhere with devastating consequences. Outside of the United States, one of the worst eras of racism took place during Hitler’s dictatorship. More than 6 million Jews died in concentration and extermination camps directly related to Hitler’s rule.
Have you encountered racial prejudice, which denied you an opportunity or caused you emotional distress? To determine if you have a case, consult with a civil rights attorney by calling The Reddy Law Firm, P.C., a racial discrimination law firm, at 678-905-5475 or contact the firm online.