It wasn’t to unify the rest of the group. in fact, it was divisive.
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The Iraq war was divisive here at home, and has also divided the world community.
Adam B. Schiff
The confluence of race and sex was a powerful force in dismantling Reconstruction after the Civil War, sustaining Jim Crow laws for a century and fueling divisive racial politics throughout the twentieth century In the aftermath of slavery, the creation of a system of racial hierarchy and segregation was largely designed to prevent intimate relationships like Walter and Karen’s—relationships that were, in fact, legally prohibited by "anti-miscegenation statutes" (the word miscegenationů