Ruby Bridges is famous for, as a first-grader, integrating an all-white school in Louisiana on this day in 1960.
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“On Nov 14, 1960, a court order mandating the desegregation of schools comes into effect in New Orleans, LA. Six-year-old Ruby Bridges walks into William Frantz Elementary School, accompanied by federal marshals & taunted by angry crowds..”
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— Theresa B. 🌸🏊🏻♀️🕊🌺 (@TBoisseauATX) November 14, 2021