This video reviews the history of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and teaches you how to document your experiences, in order to better advocate for yourself to human resources personnel, an attorney, or a government agency. We explain the basics components of protected characteristics, perception, the reasonable person standard, and to spot the three types of discrimination cases: retaliation, intentional discrimination, and unintentional discrimination. Civil rights violations happen everyday, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to provide relevant details of your experience. You will also learn how to respond appropriately to civil rights complaints in organizations that you manage.
This video was originally part of a presentation at Facing Race Conference, Saturday, November 11, 2018 at Cobo Hall.