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segregation
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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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 the most cultured sections and cities of the South the Negroes are a segregated servile caste, with restricted rights and privileges.
    Chapter 2 (98% in)
  • Even in the country something of this segregation is manifest in the smaller areas, and of course in the larger phenomena of the Black Belt.
    Chapter 9 (12% in)
  • All this segregation by color is largely independent of that natural clustering by social grades common to all communities.
    Chapter 9 (13% in)
  • The criminal and the sensualist leave the church for the gambling-hell and the brothel, and fill the slums of Chicago and Baltimore; the better classes segregate themselves from the group-life of both white and black, and form an aristocracy, cultured but pessimistic, whose bitter criticism stings while it points out no way of escape.
    Chapter 10 (94% in)

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