Related formsde·seg·re·ga·tion·ist, nounan·ti·de·seg·re·ga·tion, adjective
Examples from the Web for desegregation
In the 1970s, conservatives who had lost the moral battle on civil rights demanded exemptions to desegregation.RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’|Jay Michaelson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some on the far right may sincerely believe their liberties are being threatened, but they believed that about desegregation too.The ‘Religious Liberty’ Bullies and Their Fight Against LGBT Equality|Jay Michaelson|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Strom responded by writing the first draft of the “Southern Manifesto,” pledging “massive resistance” to desegregation.Essie Mae Washington-Williams, Black Daughter of Strom Thurmond, Dies|John Avlon|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are Republicans who can talk about the civil rights movement and the battle for desegregation with passion and principle.
The second question of usage concerns the words integration and desegregation.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.