1 In the Mississippi Delta, attempts were made to segregate white and Italian schoolchildren.
2 The confirmation wouldn't mean "women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids."
3 The system of racial segregation that used to exist in South Africa was called apartheid.
4 The courts struck down local segregation laws because they violated the federal constitution.
5 In that late summer of 1957, they helped to set all of us, white and black alike, free from the dark shackles of segregation and discrimination.