de jure segregation


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Noun1.de jure segregation - segregation that is imposed by law
separatism, segregation - a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
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Many members of Marshall's target audience were relics of the antebellum, who believed in segregation as the status quo; they prized both de jure segregation and de facto segregation.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, (58) the Court ruled that in a public school system with a history of de jure segregation there is a "presumption against schools that are substantially disproportionate in their racial composition.
In the move to dismantle de jure segregation, signs were removed and discarded.
We discussed the pitfalls of stereotyping and I encouraged them to analogize the condition of the Roma people to the struggles of Black Americans in the context of de facto segregation and de jure segregation.
Jelks deftly explains that black people in Grand Rapids did not face de jure segregation in the way that their brethren did in the South.
They mandated de jure segregation in all public facilities, with a "separate but equal" status for black Americans and members of other non-white racial groups.
Board of Education helped dismantle de jure segregation in the South and for a time the dream of creating racially integrated schools via mandatory busing became a reality.
Or to put it more accurately, Williams enables the players in this important history to narrate their tale and in so doing they tell a story that reaches back to the Great Depression era of de jure segregation and spans the postwar decades of increasing de facto segregation.
At the same time de jure segregation and de facto racism, while politically stronger in the short-run in the US, because segregationist Democrats here and racist settler regimes in South Africa and Rhodesia were now significant allies in the war against Communism, was also a handicap for cold warriors as they fought an anti-racist anti-colonialist enemy in the non-white former colonial regions of the "third world," where the majority of the human race resided.