de facto segregation


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Noun1.de facto segregation - segregation (especially in schools) that happens in fact although not required by law
separatism, segregation - a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
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Board and provided a legal basis to oppose school desegregation in the North by reifying a distinction between de jure and de facto segregation, between segregation enumerated by law and that which occurs without legal imprimatur.
Reifel saw that being able to show up promptly for work, manage one's savings, and fit into the broader American social fabric were critical to holding a good-paying job, and that some tribal values (such as not prioritizing schedules, emphasis on communal sharing, and tribal insulation verging on de facto segregation) could run counter to those ideals.
Rather, this is a time, they argue, to seek small victories where possible, whether that means ramping up student services and supports in segregated districts, designing voluntary integration programs that go as far as the law permits, recruiting greater numbers of Black and Latinx teachers, or preparing legal arguments that might persuade the courts to rethink what Richard Rothstein, in his article, calls "the myth of de facto segregation.
"Our community has struggled for generations with issues related to race, equity and the de facto segregation that makes it unlikely that we have firsthand interactions with people who look different than us.
True, illegal Jewish colonies already dot Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, and a de facto segregation already exists in Israel itself.
True, illegal Jewish settlements already dot the Palestinian land in the West Bank and Jerusalem; and a de facto segregation already exists in Israel itself.
He convincingly debunks the commonly held belief in the myth of de facto segregation the myth that our overwhelmingly white suburbs and overwhelmingly African-American concentrations in urban areas resulted from private preferences and economic circumstances, rather than from government action that was de jure segregation created by state action in violation of the Constitution.
(47) But the courts recognized a distinction between de jure segregation and de facto segregation, racial imbalances that do not directly arise from discrimination by government.
In the just published The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, Richard Rothstein, Research Associate of the Economic Policy Institute and Fellow of the Haas Institute at the University of California-Berkeley, splendidly documents how de jure and de facto segregation and discrimination of America's 11% minority Black community - the African Americans - took place beginning from the early last century to the present times: