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

America preaches integration and practices segregation.
Malcolm X

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

Segregation has no place in the education system.
Richard Dawkins

We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just.
Carter G. Woodson

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