de jure segregation

Definition of "de jure segregation"
  1. A type of segregation that is intentionally implemented or required by law, or arises deliberately from governmental actions
How to use "de jure segregation" in a sentence
  1. Despite the actions towards equality, de jure segregation was still prevalent in certain parts of the country.
  2. Even though schools were officially desegregated, de jure segregation was still common in housing practices.
  3. The activist was determined to fight against de jure segregation in her community.

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