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noun as in separation

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After the Supreme Court outlawed explicit race-based zoning, cities across the country, including San Diego, began implementing the zoning we know today, often resulting in racial segregation, even if it was no longer explicit.

Regardless of intent, the result of zoning in the century since its widespread adoption has been racial segregation, according to a 2000 study published in the Journal of the American Planning Association.

Flores argues that San Diego’s current system, which provides few options on how one can manage chunks of land, holds our neighborhoods in states of division that ensure segregation.

The segregation of our neighborhoods and friend groups will not help the situation.

There were political considerations in the Roosevelt administration when it implemented policies of segregation.

The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.

Before Fidel, when segregation was in full swing, the Cuban apartheid meant many clubs and parks still refused black Cubans entry.

Dana Rubenstein of The New York Observer wrote that “essential to the experience was segregation.”

People often forget that the National Panhellenic council used to enforce racial segregation by means of strict codes and laws.

True, it is grounded in the realities of a fight against a sort of blatant segregation that no longer exists.

Racial segregation in the public schools of Virginia was provided for in the Constitution of 1902.

Racial segregation in the public schools of Virginia was constitutionally established in the Underwood Constitution of 1902.

To discover exactly what the Central Authority intended this segregation to be is surprisingly difficult.

Nevertheless the Central Authority had, from the first, a policy of workhouse organisation inconsistent with any such segregation.

Here we find the biological explanation of the ineradicable impulse mankind has always displayed toward segregation into classes.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to segregation, such as: apartheid, discrimination, isolation, partition, dissociation, and disunion.

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