42 U.S.C. § 2000d : US Code - Section 2000D: Prohibition against exclusion from participation in, denial of benefits of, and discrimination under federally assisted programs on ground of race, color, or national origin

      No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race,
    color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be
    denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any
    program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.