desegregation desegregation  /dɪs ˌɛ ɡrə ˈɡeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If implemented, the measure would not affect past desegregation orders, and it might not affect the 75 cases now pending.
  2. Unquestionably, it was time for Richard Nixon to be heard from on the subject of school desegregation.
  3. Southern school districts in increasing numbers are finding it impossible to defy the Federal Government any longer by delaying the desegregation of their classrooms.

News

  1. Federal Judge Adopts TUSD Deseg Budget and Special Master Recommendations

    Apologies to all people who follow everything Tucson Unified School District (or really everything that has to do with the district's ongoing desegregation case). We got sidetracked when the district went into superintendent search mode and announced a finalist on Tuesday evening.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Tucson Weekly

  2. Eliot Battle through the years

    Eliot Battle was a prominent Columbia educator involved in the desegregation of Columbia Public Schools. Read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Columbia Missourian

  3. JFK and George Wallace go head-to-head in 1963

    A showdown between President John F. Kennedy and Alabama Gov. George Wallace over desegregation and a homicide in Cullen captured the attention of Times readers this day in 1963, while a killer tornado in west Texas and the crash of an Army bomber that claimed three more lives than the storm drew readers's eyes to the page in 1938.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Shreveport Times

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Quotes

  1. "It spread to women, disabled groups, the elderly," Branch says. "Most Americans are unaware of the things that it sparked, not just by other groups, but in areas other than school desegregation or race relations."
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Taylor Branch Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The forces that resisted the desegregation of Little Rock have never stopped fighting," Jesse L. Jackson said. "Those who rejected the dream are still rejecting the dream."
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Jesse Jackson Source: Washington Post

  3. "It took the courageous action of judges on the Fifth Circuit to carry out the Supreme Court's desegregation decisions and destroy the vestiges of the Jim Crow era," Mr. Reid said. "Yet Judge Southwick's record gives us no reason to hope that...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: New York Times

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