Not-So-Equal Opportunity: 10 Discrimination Issues That Made Headlines

Discrimination cases
Discrimination cases

We've come a long way since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, legislation that Martin Luther King Jr. is credited with helping push through.

Society has continued to diversify, attitudes have (generally) widened and employers have become strong advocates of "equal opportunity" for all employees and job applicants.

Or have they?

AOL Jobs has covered countless workplace discrimination cases, and on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we highlight some of the most significant and interesting civil rights issues it reported in the last year. From race to appearance, religion to sexuality, these 10 run the gamut.