Definition of segregated
1a : set apart or separated from others of the same kind or group a segregated account in a bankb : divided in facilities or administered separately for members of different groups or races segregated educationc : restricted to members of one group or one race by a policy of segregation segregated schools
2 : practicing or maintaining segregation especially of races segregated states
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Chicago is one of America's most segregated cities.
Central was one of two segregated high schools in Harford County, along with Havre de Grace Consolidated, for African-American students in the 1950s and 60s.
In response, the left insists that in fact a historically racist system, bad education, segregated housing, and stagnating wages are to blame.
This inclusive perspective is an important one for a politician to have, particularly in Atlanta, one of the most diverse (and segregated) cities in the nation.
The restaurants have since taken on new ownership, but former workers who testified before the grand jury described being housed in crowded, racially segregated dorms, and being bused to work 12-hour shifts six days a week without adequate breaks.
In segregated schools, students are more likely to find themselves with less experienced teachers and in less rigorous classes.
Today, our schools are still segregated—just not by law.
The unrest also shed light on systemic failures that go beyond the police: inadequate access to quality education and job training, racially segregated neighborhoods.
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