Examples of desegregate in a Sentence
efforts to desegregate the town's buses
Eventually the city's schools desegregated.
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Bu Honor Neal, 14, another critic of the school name, said the school was named in 1958 during efforts to desegregate schools.
The comments come as some Asian groups have protested Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new plan to desegregate city schools.
Some gun rights advocates have suggested that’s because lower courts have been thumbing their nose at Scalia’s opinion in an act of massive resistance akin to the South’s refusal to desegregate after Brown v. Board of Education.
The 2015 rule required more than 1,200 communities receiving billions of federal housing dollars to draft plans to desegregate their communities - or risk losing federal funds.
The formation of the elite Tuskegee Airmen came about because of the pressure civil rights organizations and the black news media put on the United States to desegregate the military.
Racist sentiment is built into the fact that the state government squeezes the funds for public schools, which might technically be desegregated but remain very segregated because the whites who have the money send their children to private schools.
But in the Army as a whole, Jim Crow was alive and well: The United States military would be desegregated only in 1948, by executive order of President Harry S. Truman.
In 1960, Curley became the first high school in Miami-Dade to integrate African Americans and the first Catholic school in Florida to desegregate.
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DESEGREGATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of desegregate for English Language Learners
: to end a policy that keeps people of different races apart : to end a policy of segregation
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