Example sentences for: desegregate

How can you use “desegregate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But when he examined the Swann case he realized that Charlotte's school board was plainly in violation of the law and that it wasn't going to desegregate unless forced by the courts.

  • It was not mentioned in Raymond Pace Alexander's piece how he worked in the 1950s to try to desegregate Girard College (he failed) and how he tried to get the Mummers in their annual parade to stop using blackface makeup (he failed there, too).

  • , had agreed to follow the law and desegregate schools; but he doesn't really seem too interested in the problem.

  • Since the mid-1970s, magnet schools-- specialized or especially high-quality schools designed to draw students voluntarily from a wide geographical area--have been an increasingly popular way to desegregate school systems without resorting to mandatory busing.

  • The NYT notes that the judge, described as a former campaign worker for Jesse Helms and appointed to the bench by Reagan at Helms' behest, collected signatures on a petition against busing back in 1969, the year the Supreme Court ordered Charlotte to desegregate (fifteen years after Brown vs. the Board of Education ).


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