SEGREGATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SEGREGATION
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 n.  a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
Classic Sentence:
1  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.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
2  All this segregation by color is largely independent of that natural clustering by social grades common to all communities.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
3  In the most cultured sections and cities of the South the Negroes are a segregated servile caste, with restricted rights and privileges.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
Example Sentence:
1  The system of racial segregation that used to exist in South Africa was called apartheid.
2  The courts struck down local segregation laws because they violated the federal constitution.
3  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.
4  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."
5  In the Mississippi Delta, attempts were made to segregate white and Italian schoolchildren.