Race discrimination involves treating someone negatively because they are of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair, skin color, or certain facial features).
Race discrimination can also involve treating someone unfavorably because the person is married to (or associated with) a person of a certain race or color. Further, discrimination can occur when the victim and the person who inflicted the discrimination are the same race or color.
The discrimination could be a one-off action or because of a rule or policy that may not even be intentionally discriminatory.
Some examples of potential race-based discrimination are: