desegregation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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dis e gruh gay shuhn

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

  • If implemented, the measure would not affect past desegregation orders, and it might not affect the 75 cases now pending.
  • Unquestionably, it was time for Richard Nixon to be heard from on the subject of school desegregation.
  • 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 & Articles

  • 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 ]
    June 14, 2013 - Tucson Weekly
  • Eliot Battle through the years
    Eliot Battle was a prominent Columbia educator involved in the desegregation of Columbia Public Schools. Read more
    June 12, 2013 - Columbia Missourian
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - The Shreveport Times

  • Taylor Branch in International Herald Tribune
    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."
  • Jesse Jackson in Washington Post
    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."
  • Harry Reid in New York Times
    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...

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