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desegregation:

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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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Over time, more schools were desegregated. But many districts remain segregated-due to segregated neighborhoods rather than laws.)
Albans desegregated in 1957 after years of pressure from the Episcopal Church.
For many white segregationist parents, "something" meant boycotting the desegregated schools.
Federal judges have declared the Little Rock and North Little Rock districts essentially desegregated, or unitary, but have withheld that designation for the Pulaski County Special School District, which surrounds the city districts.
Desegregated stockpiling means suppliers produce more material that matches specification, resulting in no re-blending and less discounting, said Product Manager Jodi Heirigs.
"As an adult, she" wanted to fill in the blanks about what was a serious racial crisis in the American South." (3) Ruby Nell, as she was affectionately referred to as a child, was one of four students who desegregated the public schools in Orleans Parish.
Rucker estimates that each additional year of exposure to desegregated schools increased black men's annual earnings by roughly 5 percent, increased their wages by 2.9 percent, and led to an annual work effort that was 39 hours higher.
If we want a desegregated society, we should have desegregated schools." This basic, blunt statement would hold true through the decades, while researchers repeatedly examined statistics and conducted research reviews and in-depth interviews to test something sociologists call "perpetuation theory." Perpetuation theory posits that people who attend desegregated schools will continue to opt for racially diverse settings later in life and will use skills learned in school to more successfully navigate such settings.
These premises have shaped the education and social place African American urban children have occupied prior to and after schools were desegregated. Distributing opportunity in an equitable fashion is suggested as a proven strategy to removing educational gaps.
But between Little Rock in 1957 and Tuscaloosa in 1963, Houston desegregated its public schools.
Virtually all cellblocks and dormitories nationwide are desegregated, but only a few systems have formally established desegregated cells.
Making inevitable comparisons between Pan-Africanism and the Civil Rights/Black Power Era, the women who bravely desegregated the University of Georgia in 1961 declares with some authority that "there is growing support among ordinary citizens for democracy on the continent, with people willing to put their bodies on the line to achieve it."