Examples of desegregate in a Sentence
efforts to desegregate the town's buses
Eventually the city's schools desegregated.
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Catto fought for equality in the aftermath of the Civil War and successfully protested to desegregate trolleys in Philadelphia while fighting to bring the vote to black citizens.
By May 8, the white business leaders had acceded to most of King’s demands, promising to desegregate diner counters, rest-rooms and water fountains within 90 days.
In 1959, public schools in Arlington and Norfolk, Virginia, were racially desegregated without incident.
While efforts to desegregate inner cities continue at a frustratingly slow pace, fair housing advocates did win significant victories during the Obama years.
The boycott and a legal challenge forced the Montgomery City Lines bus company to desegregate their fleet by November 1956, which sparked years of nonviolent organizing in the South.
Unlike in Albany, where the goal had been to desegregate the city, in Birmingham King focused on the downtown shopping district.
Sixty years after four black students tried to desegregate Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, an anonymous donor has given $60,000 to support the district’s ongoing work to create equal opportunity for students.
The Tuskegee unit lost only a few heavy bombers in their care, a combat record that led President Harry Truman to desegregate the U.S. military by executive order in July 1948.
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