Discuss about the race and color discrimination
1: Which of the following is the first of the prohibited categories in Title VII and the main reason for the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
2: Donna, a dark-skinned black woman, is constantly belittled by her supervisor Mary, a light-skinned black woman, who calls Donna such names as “Donna Darko.” Mary fires Donna and replaces her with a light-skinned black woman. Under these facts:
A)Donna has a Title VII claim based on color discrimination.
B)Donna does not have a Title VII claim because Donna’s replacement is also black.
C)Donna does not have a Title VII claim because Title VII does not prohibit such discrimination.
D)Donna may have a claim based on color, but only under the post-Civil War statutes.
3: Joe is a white male personal trainer at Buff Gym, a health club chain with over 100 employees. Joe was recently suspended from his job for arguing with a client while on the gym floor. Bob is a black male personal trainer at Buff Gym who recently shoved a client while on the gym floor. Bob was not disciplined. In this case:
A)Joe has a Title VII racial discrimination claim for disparate treatment.
B)Joe does not have a Title VII racial discrimination claim because he is white.
C)the employer was wise not to discipline Bob in order to avoid a Title VII racial discrimination claim.
D)Joe does not have a claim. Title VII prohibits employment discrimination because of “color,” but the statute defines “color” as brown or black complexioned.
4: Joan, a white female supervisor for Ace Inc., has complained to the EEOC that Ace discriminates against blacks in hiring, and that she was told she could not hire blacks. Joan is subsequently demoted to a lower position. In this case:
A)Joan does not have a Title VII claim because she is a white.