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segregation
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Definition
the act of keeping people or things separate — especially people due to discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, or religion
  • In Stamps the segregation was so complete that most Black children didn't really, absolutely know what whites looked like.
    p. 25.4
  • I don't remember much of the trip, but after we reached the segregated southern part of the journey, things must have looked up.
    p. 5.5
  • Let the whitefolks have their money and power and segregation and sarcasm and big houses and schools and lawns like carpets, and books, and mostly—mostly—let them have their whiteness.
    p. 131.5

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