Full Text of Human Rights Record of United States in 2008 [China]

Author: Information Office, State Council of the PRC, republished in People's Daily [China], Published on: 27 February 2009

Section IV: On Racial Discrimination...Discrimination in employment is commonplace…The jobless rate for Blacks was 10.6 percent, twice that of the Whites…The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…received 30,510 charges concerning employment discrimination in 2007…An accusation was filed by Oswald Wilson, an African American on February 11, 2008 against the American Broadcast Company (ABC) and its parent company Disney…[for a] pattern of racial discrimination…On December 5, 2008, former New York state governor Eliot Spitzer's father Bernard Spitzer was found guilty of racial discrimination by a jury…

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Related companies: ABC (part of Walt Disney) Walt Disney