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|1.||Go to the Human Rights Commission to find out what I can do about the discrimination.|
|2.||Not do anything about it.|
|3.||Consult with a lawyer for advice about what to do.|
|4.||Consult with the various social agencies that deal with discrimination.|
|5.||Work to organize others who were similarly discriminated against.|
|6.||Get together with others in the same situation to contact a lawyer.|
|7.||Get together with others in the same situation to contact a newspaper.|
|8.||Try to coax the owner into reversing his or her decision.|
|9.||Demand a written explanation from the owner concerning his or her decision.|
|A.||Demand proof from the owner that his or her decision was not an act of discrimination.|
|B.||Record all conversations with the owner.|
|C.||Threaten the owner with legal action.|
|D.||Set up an appointment with the owner to discuss his or her decision.|
|E.||Gather as much information as possible about the discriminator.|
|F.||Call a tenant association or agency for help.|
|G.||Take the owner to court.|
|H.||Inform the media about the situation.|
|I.||Confront the owner and demand to know why I was refused the apartment.|
|J.||Take legal action against the owner.|
|K.||Inform others by word of mouth about the discrimination.|
|L.||Forget about the apartment and search for another one elsewhere.|
|M.||Contact my city counselor.|
|N.||Ask a lawyer to write a letter to the owner asking about his or her decision.|
|O.||Find out whom I would have to contact about this type of situation.|
|P.||File a formal complaint against the owner with a political agency such as the Human Rights Commission.|
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Publication information: Book title: The Psychology of Prejudice. Contributors: Mark P. Zanna - Editor, James M. Olson - Editor. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Hillsdale, NJ. Publication year: 1994. Page number: 286.
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