Example sentences for: desegregation

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

  • The Act further proscribes use of funds in most criminal proceedings and in litigation involving nontherapeutic abortions, secondary school desegregation, military desertion, or violations of the Selective Service statute.

  • In 1963, Time named him Man of the Year, praising his leadership in the Birmingham desegregation protests that made him "the unchallenged voice of the Negro people--and the disquieting conscience of the whites."

  • The movie opens in 1954, when 16-year-old Ben first pokes his head out of his neighborhood and when desegregation is starting to bring together disparate ethnic and racial groups.

  • In 1974, the board compromised with the committee on an arrangement that won McMillan's approval, and a year later he withdrew the court from supervision of Charlotte's desegregation plans, trusting the citizens to do it fairly.

  • At first, school board officials refused to implement desegregation plans and then submitted plans that failed to address the problem.


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