Quotes of segregation

  1. Everybody did something. It was very entertaining. We had a lot of fun. Lot of fun. And there was no segregation that I could see. I never saw any. – Cab Calloway
  2. The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence. – Stanley Crouch
  3. I didn't actually realise what apartheid meant. I'm probably a bit naive, but I thought it was more of a vague segregation like on the beaches and buses. – John Deacon
  4. From slavery to segregation we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed. – Bill Frist
  5. Segregation never brought anyone anything except trouble. – Paul Harris
  6. While housing discrimination and segregation in 2005 still affect millions of people, that's not the way it has to be. Some things can change and should. – Bruce Hornsby
  7. An awful lot of people come to college with this strange idea that there's no longer segregation in America's schools, that our schools are basically equal; neither of these things is true. – Jonathan Kozol
  8. I, like many members of my generation, was concerned with segregation and the repeated violation of civil rights. – Joseph E. Stiglitz
  9. As a matter of history, the Fourteenth Amendment was not understood to ban segregation on the basis of race. – Cass Sunstein
  10. I think segregation is bad, I think it's wrong, it's immoral. I'd fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don't need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that. – Clarence Thomas
  11. Segregation in the South is honest, open and aboveboard. Of the two systems, or styles of segregation the Northern and the Southern, there is no doubt whatever in my mind which is the better. – Strom Thurmond
  12. In the days of segregation when blacks were limited to certain neighborhoods, you could look around the black community and identify who the leaders were. – Roger Wilkins
  13. And thus goes segregation which is the most far -reaching development in the history of the Negro since the enslavement of the race. – Carter G. Woodson

Usage examples for segregation

  1. Similarly, he suggested that national unity and social segregation could go together. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  2. At the same time, the occurrence of some of these forms at certain seasons of the year suggests the desirability of prolonged and careful study of fresh material, and the search for additional evidence of the unity of these forms, or of their definite segregation – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  3. These abnormal children are not in all cases so severely affected as to require segregation – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  4. The point to notice here is the segregation of passengers according to color and race at that date in our history. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  5. Second: the permanent detention and segregation of all professional tramps. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  6. There is not only segregation but aggregation. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  7. This was not, DuBois insisted, a surrender to segregation – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  8. This sort of segregation was common to all of the denominations alike. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  9. Not the future segregation – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  10. His dissatisfaction with segregation became clear when he pointed out that although Jim Crow facilities might be separate they were never equal. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  11. These surgeons are preparing to advocate the calling of a world conference to consider the sterilization of the ten million German soldiers, and the segregation of their women, that when this generation of German goes, civilized cities, states and races may be rid of this awful cancer that must be cut clean out of the body of society. – The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon by Newell Dwight Hillis
  12. While in the army, where segregation and discrimination of the rankest type force the Negro into distinct Negro units; the navy, on the other hand, has its quota of black men on every vessel carrying the starry emblem of freedom on the high seas and in every shore station. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  13. I propose to use whatever authority exists in the office of the President to end segregation in the District of Columbia, including the Federal Government, and any segregation in the Armed Forces. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. The young Negro brushed aside the opponents among his own race of this policy of segregation – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  15. The most perplexing thing about this system was the apparent segregation of such large groups of men from women. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  16. They made separate hospitals for the lepers all over Europe, and by segregation succeeded in wiping out that disease, though it was as widely spread as tuberculosis in our day and presented just as serious a problem. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  17. Segregation was accompanied by a new wave of race hatred. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  18. He picked up the volume from the table and read out the whole title, Practical Handbook of Bee Culture, with Some Observations upon the Segregation of the Queen. – His Last Bow An Epilogue of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

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