desegregate


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Synonyms for desegregate

to open to all people regardless of race

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Synonyms for desegregate

open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups

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After the Ku Klux Klan bombed his home on Christmas in 1956 in retaliation for his efforts to desegregate Birmingham's buses, he said, "God gave me a hard skull because he knew I lived in a hard town.
The lawsuit also said that for 2013-2014, the state distributed vouchers to students in 22 districts that are required to desegregate, and the voucher program may conflict with that requirement.
For us, the time had come to finally implement a plan to desegregate our white suburban day camp.
Just as is the case with racial integration, it is imperative to gather additional evidence as part of any efforts to desegregate by income or SES more generally defined.
Her action was small, but significant and she would be remembered in history after the incident triggered the Montgomery Bus Boycott led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr, which triggered a decision to desegregate public transport.
When 14-year-old Sekayia Holland speaks about her late grandfather's struggle to desegregate Palm Beach County's public schools, students listen.
We know that King, born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, led a successful bus boycott to desegregate the buses of Montgomery, Alabama in the mid-1950s.
Occurring some seven years before the Houston Independent School District began to desegregate, the public library's policy change depended on a few key individuals.
Coffield (1977), a massive class-action suit that forced Texas prison officials to desegregate inmate housing areas, including double cells.
Her commitment to civil rights was absolutely tremendous," says Hank Thomas of Stone Mountain, Georgia, one of the original 13 Freedom Riders represented by Motley when they tested compliance of the Supreme Court's ruling to desegregate interstate transportation.
As African-American officers were transferred to desegregate white Air Force squadrons, the 477th faded into nonexistence.
The boycott lasted 381 days, and legal challenges led to a US Supreme Court decision that forced Montgomery to desegregate its bus system and put an end to "Jim Crow" laws separating blacks and whites at public facilities throughout the South
Goldwater--who helped desegregate the Arizona Air National Guard two years before Truman desegregated the Army, helped desegregate the Phoenix public schools a year before Brown v.
In 1984, Olson was assistant attorney general, and Olson did not believe the Reagan Administration should endorse rightwing legislation that would have prohibited judges from ordering busing to desegregate schools, according to an article in The Washington Post.