Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission helps with interpreting and enforcing federal laws prohibiting discrimination. Before EEOC, there were many people who were being fired from there jobs for being a certain color, believing in a different religion, coming from a different country and more. This was not okay and a lot of people protested. The making and start of a new change didn't come easy. There were several public displays of protesters being beaten, attacked by dogs and sprayed violently by hoses used by fireman. All to get the people afraid and to back down from their fight. A lot of people had a great dislike from anyone who didn't look or share the same beliefs and thought they were better than them. But there were powerful

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