Ruby Bridges

New Orleans, Louisiana

In 1960, a 6-year-old girl named Ruby Bridges marched past an angry mob of segregationists to become the first black child to attend William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans.

You can read Ruby’s story, here.

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The Problem We All Live With

The Problem We All Live With | By   Norman Rockwell

The Problem We All Live With | By Norman Rockwell

The Problem We All Live With is a 1964 painting by Norman Rockwell. It is considered an iconic image of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. It depicts Ruby Bridges, a six-year-old African American girl, on her way to William Frantz Elementary School, an all-white public school, on November 14, 1960, during the New Orleans school desegregation crisis. (Wikipedia)

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