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see integrationintegration,
in U.S. history, the goal of an organized movement to break down the barriers of discrimination and segregation separating African Americans from the rest of American society.
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The protest forces Woolworth's to desegregate and helps galvanize young blacks across the U.
In Lamb's estimation, understanding the role of black sportswriters--and their handful of white allies--in the collapse of the color barrier enriches our appreciation of the long campaign to desegregate the sport.
When schools began to desegregate, there was a need to make decisions regarding school facilities and staff.
Josephine Boyd Bradley's chosen career as a professor of African American Studies can be viewed as an outgrowth of her experience of being the first black student to desegregate the previously all-white Greensboro (North Carolina) High School.
After the King assassination, the city of Evanston, Illinois, a large suburb that borders Chicago, was involved in a program to desegregate their schools.
Just as is the case with racial integration, it is imperative to gather additional evidence as part of any efforts to desegregate by income or SES more generally defined.
Aaron upheld the 1954 Brown decision and required Faubus to desegregate Central High School "with all deliberate speed.
First, to blame baseball's failure to desegregate on the customers--or, as Macht would have it, "our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents"--is ludicrous.
3 : desegregate <The schools are being integrated.
When 14-year-old Sekayia Holland speaks about her late grandfather's struggle to desegregate Palm Beach County's public schools, students listen.
We know that King, born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, led a successful bus boycott to desegregate the buses of Montgomery, Alabama in the mid-1950s.
Striking down integration policies there would essentially end any efforts to desegregate the school system.