In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges—escorted by federal marshals and facing an angry mob—became the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the US South. Today, Ruby Bridges is a speaker and children's book author, and she's our speaker at author night. (muffuletta)
Ruby Bridges Hall speaking at Algiers Point temporary branch library, New Orleans. By Infrogmation of New Orleans - Photo by Infrogmation (talk) of New Orleans, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11558170
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