racial segregation

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Noun1.racial segregation - segregation by race
petty apartheid - racial segregation enforced primarily in public transportation and hotels and restaurants and other public places
separatism, segregation - a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
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In this book she examined segregation laws in the US and commented on the intricate and pervasive nature of the racist legal system which, she argued, was unconstitutional.
Supreme Court, where the bus segregation laws were found unconstitutional.
Johnson concluded the event with words stressing the importance of creating real freedom for the Black community, "Being freed from slavery and segregation laws is not enough.
Parks was arrested for civil disobedience in violating Alabama segregation laws.
Due to segregation laws, McDaniel was barred from entering both the film's premiere in 1939 and could not celebrate the Oscars night with her white costars.
Not since the Jim Crow era has an American president so misunderstood and misrepresented our values," he noted, referring to a period renowned for its segregation laws against the African American population in the US after the Civil War.
The church moved its convention out of Texas in 1955 because of the state's segregation laws.
While American's think of American race law mostly in terms of segregation laws in the American South, Whitman observes that American race law goes back to the origins of the nation and includes American citizenship laws, immigration laws, and laws relating to American possessions.
HBCUs were created for African-Americans because they had no choice and were unable to attend schools due to segregation laws," Lane said.
Then, Hattie was banned from the film premiere because of segregation laws.
Campaigning has been challenging for the candidates, as they navigated strict gender segregation laws, which saw men and women cast their votes at separate polling stations.
Critique: "Civil Rights For Beginners" by Paul Von Blum (Senior Lecturer in African American Studies and Communication Studies at UCLA) is the perfect introduction for the non-specialist general reader to the American civil rights movement that was fundamental in breaking down race-based the Jim Crow legislation and segregation laws of the 1950s--a fight that still goes on today with such contemporary movements as Black Lives Matter.