[ US /dɪˈsɛɡɹəˌɡeɪt/ ]
  1. open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    This school is completely desegregated
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How To Use desegregate In A Sentence

  • He discusses the combined effects of wealth disparities, residential segregation, racial anxieties, and the politics of both challenge and accommodation that converged to create a school system that was among the first in the nation to voluntarily "desegregate" following the 1954 Brown decision while also coming under repeated scrutiny from the U.S. Dr. Maya Rockeymoore: Zero-Basing Public Schools, Free-Basing Education Policy
  • Our California plants were desegregated in the 1940s.
  • Clearly the struggle for civil rights continues and desegregated schools are an important achievement that must be preserved, but school desegregation is not a panacea.
  • Where are the white children supposed to come from to "desegregate" either the CPS neighborhood schools or the charter schools. Arne Duncan Post Gets A Response
  • He was the first President to desegregate the U.S. Army, the military, and the first President to put forth the Civil Rights Act.
  • The line about having "a lot on their plates" is a handy evasion; the military will always have a lot on their plates, just as Harry Truman did in 1948 when he desegregated the troops in the aftermath of World War II and the start of the Cold War. If Not Now, When?
  • “Color blindness” sounds noble, but there is every difference in the world between using race to discriminate and using race to desegregate. The Conservative Assault on the Constitution
  • Well, I wanted to kind of ask specifically about the time that, that the public schools began to desegregate, which is about 1965, Oral History Interview with Terry Graham, March 22, 1999. Interview K-0434. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)
  • Over the last 25 to 30 years a number of traditionally male-only schools within the Caribbean have become desegregated by becoming coeducational.
  • They desegregated a rural area where the people were poor farmers and they knew there would be no opposition.
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