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  • Aurora Hauke

    November 14 is Ruby Bridges day. She was one brave little girl. U.S. Deputy Marshals escort 6-year-old Ruby Bridges from William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in November 1960. The first grader was the only black child enrolled in the school following the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.

  • Margaret McKinney

    U.S. Marshals escorting the brave Ruby Bridges. Bridges is known as one of the first African Americans to attend a white school, and the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school. #blackhistory #desegregation

  • Jana Perskie

    November 14, 1960 - U.S. Marshals escorting the brave Ruby Bridges on her first day at an all white school. She is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School in Galvez Street, New Orleans,

  • Kristen Long

    Black History Month. Ruby Nell Bridges Hall. The first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. 1960.

  • Becky Reese

    Ruby Bridges, the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. When she was 6 years old, her parents responded to a request from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and volunteered her to participate in the integration of the New Orleans School system. The court-ordered first day of integrated schools in New Orleans, November 14, 1960, was also commemorated by Norman Rockwell in the painting "The Problem We All Live With".

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