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- n. The act or process of eliminating segregation.
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- n. the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community; the elimination of laws, regulations, or customs which prohibit members of a specific racial or national group from using certain locations, organizations, or facilities.
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- n. the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
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The era of integration and impending desegregation is the backdrop for an engrossing character driven story of the people of a small town in Mississippi.
Sadly, our current system doesn't - while desegregation is law, most schools are in fact segregated, and worse, our policies and philanthropy are intent on perpetuating this segregation!
"Court ordered desegregation" is not the same thing as striking down government ordered segregation.
Rarely, if ever, does one find the word desegregation in military files that include much correspondence from the various (p. xi) civil rights organizations.
Anyway, the whole notion was that a big change was going to be made in that instead of having a whole series of rules and regulations and kind of process controls on desegregation, which is the way the previous experience was portrayed — you know, people were trying to specify, you have to do this, and you have to do that, etcetera, etcetera.
SNCC worked in the South on issues such as desegregation of public facilities and voter registration using techniques of grassroots organizing and civil disobedience.
It's not clear at this point what kind of desegregation plan could withstand court scrutiny.
For me, it was getting involved in some kind of desegregation movement, where you know we had contact crossed radical lines as well as economic lines, that's what.
Republican efforts to use race as a wedge issue -- on matters such as desegregation and busing
(This version CORRECTS 'desegregation' to 'segregation' in reference to 1954 case)