One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The ending of a policy of racial segregation.‘he wrote editorials calling for the desegregation of schools’
- ‘President Nixon solidified public opposition to federal desegregation of the suburbs at a time when the nation was poised for change.’
- ‘Yet, despite decades of attempted desegregation initiatives, an overwhelming number of classrooms remain segregated.’
- ‘To achieve desegregation in the South, nonviolent tactics were often successful.’
- ‘This follow-up case resulted in a court-ordered desegregation plan and a multimillion-dollar bond issue to build three new schools.’
- ‘Throughout history you would be considered open-minded if you supported desegregation, or women's suffrage, or even democracy.’
- ‘A slew of white citizens' groups sprang up to oppose desegregation.’
- ‘In some cases, schools were simply closed in resistance to desegregation.’
- ‘In September 1957 federal troops were sent to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce school desegregation.’
- ‘The most dramatic social change in the United States during the 20th century was the racial desegregation of public facilities.’
- ‘This decade was characterized by increased legal challenges to mandated school desegregation policies.’
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