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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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When we approached the owners of the other private day camps in our suburban area of Chicago to desegregate their day camp, they thought they would lose campers.
1) The writer, and apparently other leading black citizens, thus saw the effort to desegregate the public library as historically significant, a logical next step in their long fight to secure citizenship rights and educational opportunities.
7) Those systems that have desegregated, or those that may be required to desegregate inmates in cells in the future, generally approach in-cell integration by attrition.
From the Montgomery bus boycott through the Selma march, highly publicized nonviolent battles to desegregate transportation, schools, public accommodations, and voting booths "placed blacks and their cause on a high moral ground in the evangelical South.
the Board of Education to desegregate schools in America.
The bishops of Georgia and South Carolina decided that this was the right time to also desegregate the Catholic schools.
Department Of Justice (DOJ) filed suit in August, alleging that during the 2012-2013 school year, Louisiana distributed vouchers funded with taxpayer dollars to almost 600 public school students who live in or attend schools in districts that are under federal orders to desegregate.
Louis, where she worked to help desegregate the Barnes Hospital maternity ward.
308-11), and served on the executive board of the Savannah Branch of the NAACP wherein he helped desegregate stores in Savannah, Georgia, as well as serving on the executive board of the Albany, NY Branch of the NAACP.
If there are any school districts still under tight federal supervision of efforts to desegregate schoolchildren, more than a half century after Brown v.
Striking down integration policies there would essentially end any efforts to desegregate the school system.
Was there a defining moment or flashpoint that spurred the moves to desegregate their publishing houses?