desegregation


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de·seg·re·gate

 (dē-sĕg′rĭ-gāt′)
v. de·seg·re·gat·ed, de·seg·re·gat·ing, de·seg·re·gates
v.tr.
1. To abolish or eliminate segregation in.
2. To open (a school or workplace, for example) to members of all races or ethnic groups, especially by force of law.
v.intr.
To become open to members of all races or ethnic groups.

de·seg′re·ga′tion n.
de·seg′re·ga′tion·ist n.
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Noun1.desegregation - the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
group action - action taken by a group of people
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desegregation

noun
The act, process, or result of abolishing racial segregation:
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Translations
déségrégation

desegregation

[ˈdiːˌsegrəˈgeɪʃən] Nabolición f de la segregación
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

desegregation

[ˌdiːsɛgrɪˈgeɪʃən] n [schools] → déségrégation f
racial desegregation → déségrégation raciale
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

desegregation

nAufhebung fder Rassentrennung (→ of in +dat), → Desegregation f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

desegregation

[ˈdiːˌsɛgrɪˈgeɪʃn] nabolizione f della segregazione razziale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
In our pages, educators and scholars have debated whether schools should desegregate, how desegregation laws should be enforced, and what actions are appropriate in furthering the cause of equality.
Pima County officials say a new state law dictating how to collect taxes for desegregation funding in Tucson puts the county at legal risk.<br />A provision in the budget signed by Gov.
In "Remember Little Rock", Erin Krutko Devlin (Assistant Professor of History and American Studies at University of Mary Washington) deftly explores public memories surrounding the iconic Arkansas school desegregation crisis of 1957 and shows how these memories were vigorously contested and sometimes deployed against the cause.
During my twenty two years (1964 to 1986) as a trial and appellate lawyer in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice ("the Division"), the Division treated school desegregation as a priority issue.
Yet Coleman also noted that the composition of a student's peer group was more important for learning than any other school-related factor, a finding used by the Johnson and Nixon administrations to reinforce their strenuous desegregation efforts in southern states.
Still, the program's story about school desegregation in St.
Though known as a cradle of American history in colonial times, Boston was also a hotbed of desegregation in the 1960s and 1970s.
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: School Desegregation and Resegregation in Charlotte
District Judge Waites Waring's opinions in cases ranging from opening the South Carolina Democratic primary to blacks, to equal pay for teachers and school desegregation made him a pariah in his hometown in the segregated South.
From the vantage point of 50 years, it is hard to comprehend the level of outrage and animosity surrounding desegregation. At the University of Georgia in 1961, newly enrolled students Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter were suspended protecting themselves after their classmates hurled bricks and bottles outside Holmes' dormitory.