anti-segregation

adjective
an·​ti-seg·​re·​ga·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-ˌse-gri-ˈgā-shən, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-segregation (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antisegregration

Definition of anti-segregation

: opposing or prohibiting racial segregation anti-segregation laws After being arrested during an antisegregation protest in Alabama, Martin Luther King composes his famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail," which argues that civil disobedience is justified when defying unjust laws.— Robert Sharenow

First Known Use of anti-segregation

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-segregation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-segregation. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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