Lillian Smith

Vocabulary – Lillian Smith

Denounce Verb to criticize or condemn something publicly and harshly

Segregation Noun the practice of keeping ethnic, racial, religious, or gender groups separate, especially by enforcing
the use of separate schools, transportation, housing, and other facilities, and usually discriminating against a minority group

Controversial Adjective Causing an argument, provoking strong disagreement or disapproval

Interracial Adjective The intermixing of two different races

Racism Noun prejudice or animosity against people who belong to other races

Sexism Noun discrimination against women or men because of their sex

Repelled Verb to make somebody feel intense aversion, disgust, or revulsion

Shackles Noun Restraints, the modern version of shackles is handcuffs