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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

The civil rights movement was based on faith. Many of us who were participants in this movement saw our involvement as an extension of our faith. We saw ourselves doing the work of the Almighty. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something.
John Lewis

America preaches integration and practices segregation.
Malcolm X

My parents told me in the very beginning as a young child when I raised the question about segregation and racial discrimination, they told me not to get in the way, not to get in trouble, not to make any noise.
John Lewis

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

The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.
Dorothy Day
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