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dis kri muh nay shuhn

  • n  unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
  • n  the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished

  • Congress voted to ban genetic discrimination.
  • To have that personal experience in having gone through that kind of discrimination, it helps in terms of informing the debate and bringing a certain sense of reality to some of .
  • Bad enough that the Supreme Court's decision yesterday will keep many workers from suing their employers for pay discrimination.
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  • Nurse files racial discrimination lawsuit against Queen's Medical Center
    A registered nurse has filed a lawsuit against the Queen's Medical Center, alleging racial discrimination and retaliation after she reported that patient safety was being jeopardized. 
    June 22, 2013 - Hawaii News Now
  • Immigrant renter seeks answers about discrimination
    Immigrant renter seeks answers about discrimination National origin discrimination is defined as different treatment in housing because of a person's ancestry, ethnicity, birthplace, culture or language. National origin discrimination can also be a result of failing to provide the same level of service or housing amenities because a tenant born in another country does not speak English at all ...
    June 22, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Discrimination claims against the county often end with settlements
    Of the five discrimination claims filed against Pitkin County in the last six years by employees who were terminated or not hired, three of them were settled out of court. read more
    June 21, 2013 - Aspen Daily News

  • Dog Chapman in E! Online
    I have the utmost respect and aloha for black people who have suffered so much due to racial discrimination and acts of hatred,Chapman said. "I am deeply disappointed in myself for speaking out of anger to my son and using such a hateful...
  • John Roberts in Los Angeles Times
    Chief Justice Roberts wrote: "The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race."
  • Barack Obama in USA Today
    My expectation is that when you look back on these years you will look back and see a time when we put a stop against discrimination ...... whether in the office or the battlefield,Obama said.

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