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Definition of Segregation

Segregation

  1. The act of segregating, or the state of being segregated; separation from others; a parting.
  2. Separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive attraction or the crystallizing process.

Segregation Quotations

Segregation is that which is forced upon an inferior by a superior. Separation is done voluntarily by two equals.
Malcolm X

America preaches integration and practices segregation.
Malcolm X

Segregation now, segregation tomorrow and segregation forever!
George C. Wallace

When I grew up in the South, I was taught that segregation was the will of God, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that women were by nature in inferior to men, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that it was okay to hate other religions, and especially the Jews, and the Bible was quoted to prove it.
John Shelby Spong

In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me.
Maya Angelou
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