one who favors, encourages, or practices segregation, especially racial segregation.
- ul·tra·seg·re·ga·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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How to use segregationist in a sentence
The urban crisis fell hardest on Northern and Midwestern inner cities, which due to decades of segregationist housing policy, were mostly inhabited by people of color.Political power keeps shifting from the Rust Belt to the Sun Belt. Here’s why. | Keith Orejel | May 20, 2021 | Washington Post
They don’t follow the segregationist policy of ZIP code attendance that teachers unions have fought to protect.CTA Works to Weaken Charters – Now High Tech High Teachers Want in | Ryan Gardiner | May 11, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
His purpose was to demonstrate the absurdity of the blood bank’s segregationist policies.Bernard Lown, physician who rallied doctors against nuclear war, dies at 99 | Emily Langer | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The book describes how the Kennedys worked with local Democratic power brokers, such as Georgia’s governor, Ernest Vandiver, to pressure Oscar Mitchell, the segregationist judge in the case, into releasing King.As MLK faced a crisis, Kennedy and Nixon made political calculations | Nick Bryant | January 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Ardent segregationists successfully deployed the latter argument during months of debate over education legislation and the possibility of falling behind the Soviets after Sputnik’s launch.Even forgiving student loans won’t solve the higher education funding crisis | Elizabeth Shermer | January 22, 2021 | Washington Post
The first, Spiro Agnew, won in 1966 as the liberal running against a segregationist Democrat.
One of those senators, Harry F. Byrd Jr., was a thoroughgoing segregationist.
He chastises Israel for segregationist policies but it is his one-nation allies that hinder integration efforts.
segregationist Alabama Governor George Wallace ran as a populist in the American Independent Party in 1968.
He couldn't cut it on the national stage, either: George Wallace denied him a spot on his segregationist ticket in 1968.
He is an old-guard segregationist that he learned from the Texans you know that the colored man is just a flunky.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
And250 this is another reason why Oswald and Bouhe fought so bitterly, because Bouhe is a segregationist.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for segregationist
a person who favours, advocates, or practises racial segregation
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