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desegregation:

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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Sadly, at the very same time that the University of Alabama commemorated the 50th anniversary of its desegregation in September 2013, the media reported that its sororities remain segregated.
Little Rockwas the scene of the nation's first major desegregation battle in 1957 when President Dwight D.
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Understandably, that aroused opposition, and not only among those who thought desegregation was a bad idea.
Titus' focus on activities after the reopening of the public schools further demonstrates the level of white resistance to school desegregation.
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Further, many were not convinced that desegregation would, in the long run, be good for the black community or for black learners.
Desegregation history has a lot to teach us about how to thrive in our own period of industry change.
Prior to desegregation campaigns, African American educators managed to form schools to prepare students for college.
Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), in a statement (6/28/07) responding to the Supreme Court decision on school desegregation