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Read the following scenario. Jacob Smith is an African-American man in his fifties. He heads to a local restaurant for dinner and is told by the hostess that he is going to have to sit on “that side” of the establishment, as she gestures to a part of the restaurant where only other African-Americans are sitting. Mr. Smith feels offended and leaves the restaurant. Based on passage of the Civil Rights Act, what is Mr. Smith’s best recourse? A. filing a claim with the U.S. attorney general to investigate the restaurant. B.contacting the Justice Department about a potential discrimination lawsuit. C.asking the restaurant’s manager to stop segregating customers. demanding D.the Census Bureau send him data about the restaurant’s typical customer base.

Heather Maxwell

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Ross Pratt on November 26, 2018

I think the answer is: B. please Contact the Department of Justice about a possible discrimination lawsuitAccording to the civil rights act, business establishments are prohibited in the provision of different treatments based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. What the restaurant did to Jacob Smith is a blatant racial segregation that always Jacob Smith with a legal reason to sue them.

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