Recent Examples of desegregation from the Web
Given the close physical contact between students in these spaces, school bathrooms became implicated in the desegregation of schools following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
Under that case, the judge monitors efforts by the county to comply with desegregation orders and oversees any efforts by cities to split from the county system.
Housing desegregation, one pointed out, is not a magic bullet for equal opportunity.
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First Known Use of desegregation
DESEGREGATION Defined for Kids
Definition of desegregation for Students
: the act or process or an instance of ending a law or practice that separates people of different races
Legal Definition of desegregation
1 : the action or an instance of desegregating
2 : the state of being desegregated
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