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(noun) - the breaking down of imposed racial separation

Three white US Marshals escorting a young, black girl, Ruby Bridges, on the school steps.

Ruby Bridges was the first black child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana. Wikimedia Commons.