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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Entertainment, films, women driving, women working without gender segregation laws has really opened many doors in this country for a better future.
South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has repeatedly pledged to accelerate land transfers to the black majority denied ownership rights under apartheid's segregation laws, but progress has been slow.
British-born Clegg was a pioneer -- blending Zulu rhythms from his adopted South Africa with Western styles, all while defying apartheid segregation laws. We are blessed to have seen him.
In Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday, he criticised Republican efforts to restrict voting rights, recalling racial segregation laws of the past.
Belgium's colonial-era segregation laws banned interracial marriage, and children born from a Congolese mother and Belgian father were considered to represent the abuse of those laws and shipped away.
In 1955, when segregation laws were actively being used to discriminate against the African-American population in the US, most city buses employed segregation whereby the black riders and white riders had to sit separately.
The city didn't have written segregation laws, but the custom of segregation was so strong that the theater didn't see a need to post a whites-only sign.
She was arrested for violating segregation laws. It was news that Martin Luther King Jr.
declared that his mission, and the goal of the civil rights movement, was "to redeem the soul of America." He was engaged in something far deeper than simply promoting changes in segregation laws or challenging social practices, as important as these strategies were.
Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee, but moved to Detroit as a small child as the city became a refuge for black Americans in the mid-20th century escaping racist Jim Crow segregation laws in southern states.
Many American Jews were at the forefront of fighting apartheid against blacks in South Africa and in confronting America's racist segregation laws. American Jews sacrificed their lives to fight racism against blacks, but need Israel's government lies to allow them to enjoy that moral high ground without admitting they support the same kinds of racism and apartheid practices in Israel.
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.