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  • Tonight was Brown's traditional response to the divisive national or campus issues: a mandatory "outreach" meeting held in all the freshman dorms.†   (source)
  • This soon became the most divisive issue of all.†   (source)
  • "I told her I would release it to the media" because her lie about a black carjacker was causing deep pain among blacks, and he said he owed it to the town to end the racial divisiveness it had caused.†   (source)
  • Nationwide, attitudes toward migrants have also proven increasingly divisive.†   (source)
  • Like Washington and many others, Adams had become increasingly distraught over the rise of political divisiveness, the forming of parties or factions.†   (source)
  • She had kept her bargains with the officers in her army, promoting them outside their feudal hierarchy, making a new-model army that answered to her and not to the divisive barons.†   (source)
  • To be divisive.†   (source)
  • ; "Banning English Divisive Measure"; "Hot in Any Language"; "Town's Ordinance a Step Backwards"; "Small Town News Can Grow Big and Ugly"; "Texas Town Makes Spanish Official, Stirs War of Words."†   (source)
  • Our team chose to revive This I Believe precisely to counter the divisiveness, the anger, the prejudice, and to raise a flag for thoughtfulness.†   (source)
  • This is the divisiveness Lincoln will face if he manages to win the war.†   (source)
  • "Of the potentially divisive threats to "the more perfect union," none surpassed slavery.†   (source)
  • His Reconstruction policies were bitterly divisive, to the point that he warred openly with members of his own party.†   (source)
  • But tonight's freshmen clearly have arrived knowing that the multiculturalist credo-embrace diversity so that every personal characteristic is cause for pride, not shame-has been criticized for institutionalizing divisiveness.†   (source)
  • Just as in the 1950s, our beliefs circle around the difficult, divisive questions of the age—what constitutes patriotism, the role of religion in our lives, race, poverty, immigration, America's place in the world, and the threat of planetary annihilation.†   (source)
  • He joked openly about his father's vast riches during the campaign, defusing that divisive issue with humor and candor so that average Americans would trust him when he spoke about making America better.†   (source)
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