Genocide

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Genocide         After Rodney King was beaten, and the white police officers were aquitted, he said 'Why can't we all just get along?' A question asked by many people. Rascist and Genocidal acts such as this have been going on for many years, and should not be tolerated.         In international law, the crime of destroying, or committing conspiracy to destroy, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group is known as Genocide. It was defined in …

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…public facilities; prohibited private employers and unions from practicing discrimination; and banned registrars from applying different standards to white and black voting applicants, a provision that was strengthened by the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and its later amendments. The 1964 law also authorized the U.S. attorney general to file an action when a 'pattern or practice' of widespread discrimination was found. Federal financial aid could then be withdrawn from programs in which racial discrimination persisted.