de jure segregation

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segregation that is imposed by law

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editor Henry Grady did when championing de jure segregation.
desegregation order where the vestiges of de jure segregation had been
76) In Milliken I, there was no dispute that the state of Michigan had engaged in de jure segregation in the City of Detroit.
Although the district court and the Court of Appeals held that the high percentages of African American students attending the Park Hill schools were the result of de jure segregation, the attorneys contended that the racial imbalance in the Denver school system was not caused or brought about by any actions of the school district, and that such racial imbalance resulting from housing patterns was not the result of deliberate public or private discrimination.
1973) (en banc) (affirming both the finding of de jure segregation and the propriety of an interdistrict remedy).
These practices, many of which were extant fifty years ago and in spite of this continued pernicious effect, were not unique to de jure segregation and were as a result unaddressed.
Raymond Pace Alexander (1898-1974) served as the first African-American judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and was responsible for the end of de jure segregation in Philadelphia public schools.
Little Rock in 1957 led the way to a series of violent clashes that ultimately resulted in the elimination of de jure segregation from the United States.
Both traditions enjoyed an enduring popularity and flourished until de jure segregation ended in the 1960s.
The eradication of de jure segregation did not just happen; it had to be fought for and The Walls of Jericho tells us much about how the nation's major legislative leaders engaged in this battle.
The de jure segregation of the South, he said, has no relevance for schools today that reflect housing patterns and often the search for ethnic identity on the part of minority parents.
Chapter 2 reviews various institutional impediments to black wealth accumulation--what Oliver and Shapiro call the "racialization of state policy"--highlighting the historical roles of de jure segregation, the Federal Housing Administration, and the tax code, among other factors.
This focus on image over both political substance and efficacy reflects the problem that the organization, like the civil-rights elite in general, has had in defining its mission since the defeat of de jure segregation.
Most of the Court's previous race-related public education cases involve court-ordered desegregation in response to historical de jure segregation.