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segregation
used in Black Like Me

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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
  • Though streetcars are not segregated in New Orleans, I took a seat near the back.
  • Though nominally segregation is not permitted on interstate buses, no Negro would be fool enough to try to sit anywhere except at the rear on one going into Mississippi.
  • As the situation in the South degenerated after the 1954 Supreme Court decision on segregation, he was faced with a choice—either he must continue more and more to alter truth to make it conform to people's comfort, or he must write the truth in the dim hope that people would alter their comfort to conform to it.
  • Another bill, to levy penalizing fines against any church holding nonsegregated services, was, he contended, in flagrant contradiction to the First Amendment of the Constitution.
  • Though segregation and discrimination still prevail and still work a hardship, great strides have been made—strides that must give hope to every observer of the South.
  • It made things clear, it clarified motives and it certainly lifted the entire matter above segregation and desegregation.
  • He put it clearly: I am an Angry Old Man about racial segregation.
  • For example, if a black man set up a business, he might very well hear his black potential clients say: "After all this struggle for integration, I'm not going to self-segregate," and refuse to patronize his business.

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