antibusing


Related to antibusing: Desegregation busing

antibusing

(ˌæntɪˈbʌsɪŋ)
adj
US opposed to busing, the policy of transporting students to faraway schools in order to achieve racial balance within the public education system

an•ti•bus•ing

(ˌæn tiˈbʌs ɪŋ, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
opposed to the busing of students from one school or school district to another to achieve racial balance.
[1965–70, Amer.]
an`ti•bus′er, n.
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White women leading the Home and School Association (a Boston PTA-like organization) also gave a "feminist bent" to the antibusing movement.
With support from the Nixon administration, these efforts served dual purposes: stateside, they furthered the building of GOP support, as witnessed by the 1972 congressional election of Trent Lott, who effectively transmuted his former segregationist rhetoric into that of antibusing; nationally, the antibusing sentiment thus inspired helped deflect attention from racial imbalances to "activist" federal courts.
Although vehemently antibusing, the President made it clear that he would not appoint a racist to the Court, (51) and probably not just because the nominee would lose in the Senate.
80) When the Emergency School Aid Bill reached the floor of the House, it was placed on the consent calendar, by Democratic House leadership, in an attempt to push the legislation through without giving the administration the opportunity to add the antibusing amendment.
The Emergency School Aid Bill had been altered to include some of the stronger desegregationist language of Mondale's Senate bill and did not contain the antibusing amendment that the Nixon administration favored.
The Council was able to cite only three instances (the KKK, an antibusing group, and a pro-life group) when it had, during the four decades it had managed the parade, ever excluded a group from the parade.
congresswoman and antibusing activist from Northridge, resigned Friday from the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency board for personal and health-related reasons, officials said.
If antibusing demonstrators had become more violent, they would have received the more extensive coverage the authors yearn for.
Several McGoffs become leaders of the local antibusing movement.