Civil Rights Act Of 1964: A Case Study

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Yes, Mr. Polk and others should be able to wear their hair in a fashion that is tolerant to their beliefs. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Mr. Polk cannot be discriminated against due to his religious beliefs, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Pub.L. 88-352, 78 Stat. 241 (1964). The law continues to read that employers must allow their employees freedom to engage in religious expression so long as it does not imposed undue hardship on the employer. By FedEx firing Mr. Polk, they are in direct violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A similar example of a potential violation can be seen in the Muslim community. Many Muslim women choose to wear headscarves or veils to cover themselves as they see that is pleasing to God (Arabs in
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