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You say you were being discriminated against, if you were being discriminated against only based on your race, you will need some evidence of that. The first step in any discrimination claim if the employer fails to take action is to file a complaint with your evidence to the EEOC. The EEOC must investigate and must determine whether or not there is sufficient evidence to issue a right to sue letter.
The process is outlined in McDonnell Douglas v. Green, where the US Supreme Court set forth that you have to make a prima facie case with your evidence that the conduct towards you was based only on your race and then the employer has to present a response where they can offer a legitimate business reason for their actions. If the employer offers an alleged legitimate reason for their actions, then you would have to present actual evidence to show that their alleged reason is a lie and is just a cover for discrimination based on your race.
You need to get your complaint filed, since you have only 300 days to file the complaint. Once the complaint is filed, which you do not need an attorney to do, then you can begin your search for a local employment discrimination attorney at the same sites used by other attorneys, http://www.hg.org or http://www.lexmundi.com