eliminate racial segregation


eliminate racial segregation
index desegregate

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  • North Carolina — North Carolinian. a state in the SE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 5,874,429; 52,586 sq. mi. (136,198 sq. km). Cap.: Raleigh. Abbr.: NC (for use with zip code), N.C. * * * State (pop., 2000: 8,049,313), southern Atlantic region, U.S. Lying …   Universalium

  • Los Angeles — /laws an jeuh leuhs, leez , los/ or, often, /laws ang geuh leuhs, leez , los/ a seaport in SW California. 2,966,763; with suburbs 6,997,000; 452 sq. mi. (1170 sq. km). * * * City (pop., 2000: 3,694,820), southern California, U.S. The second… …   Universalium

  • desegregate — de·seg·re·gate /dē se grə ˌgāt/ vt gat·ed, gat·ing: to eliminate segregation in; specif: to free from any law, provision, or practice requiring isolation of the members of a particular race in separate units vi: to become desegregated Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • desegregate — /dee seg ri gayt /, v., desegregated, desegregating. v.t. 1. to eliminate racial segregation in: to desegregate all schools. v.i. 2. to eliminate racial segregation. [1950 55; DE + SEGREGATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Alexander Thomas Augusta — (March 8, 1825 – December 21, 1890) was a Surgeon, Professor of Medicine, and Civil War Veteran. Augusta was born to free African American parents in Norfolk, Virginia. At that time he began to learn to read while working as a barber although it… …   Wikipedia

  • Daley, Richard J(oseph) — born May 15, 1902, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 20, 1976, Chicago U.S. politician, mayor of Chicago (1955–76). A lawyer in his native Chicago, Daley served as state director of revenue (1948–50) and clerk of Cook county (1950–55) before being… …   Universalium


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