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dis e gruh gayt

  • v  open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    This school is completely desegregated

  • Thus Carter is against federal policies that would require the building of public and other federally subsidized housing on sites deliberately chosen to desegregate neighborhoods.
  • At the request of former Pennsylvania Governor William Scranton, he led the legal fight to desegregate Girard College in 1965.
  • Another California court ordered the Los Angeles schools to desegregate five years ago, but the issue has been under appeal ever since.
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  • The Desegregation Of Birmingham's Golf Courses
    This week Audie Cornish takes us deeper into the news that shaped the city of Birmingham, Alabama in the summer of 1963. Today, she visits the Boswell-Highlands golf course and talks to black golfers about the journey to desegregate the city's public greens.
    June 21, 2013 - NPR

  • Mary Frances Berry in Forbes
    Mary Frances Berry, a former chairman and 25-year member of the US Commission on Civil Rights, said Thursday's ruling "just means that people are closed off from having any kind of goal at all in communities if they wish to desegregate, and if they...
  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    Before welfare reform, you had, in the minds of most Americans, a stark separation between the deserving working poor and the undeserving welfare poor,Mr. Obama said in an interview. "What welfare reform did was desegregate those two...
  • Jesse Jackson in Black America Web
    Now the issue is we must fight for our shares of these posts,Jackson said. "We need more hosts, writers and producers. We need to desegregate the airways, bringing an end to segregation of the airways. From three to 11, all day, all night,...

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