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The New Normal

Ruby Bridges was a young girl when she was asked to be the first African American to attend an all white school in Louisiana.  Just beginning her first grade year at school, she was accompanied by US Marshalls each day.  340 more words

Watch The Ruby Bridges Movie -- An Inspiration For All of Man Kind

#BeInspired — This is a really great movie to watch!!! The Ruby Bridges Story — Full Movie on YouTube!! And I must say, God bless the sacrifices made by pioneers like Ms. 78 more words

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Courage

The story of young Ruby Bridges serves as a powerful lesson in courage and determination. Check out these resources to learn more about Ruby’s journey in New Orleans in 1960. 30 more words

Witnessing History

As I sit and listen to all this nonsense, (in my opinion) about “allowing” homosexuals the same rights as heterosexuals, I find myself shaking my head in disbelief.  213 more words

Final Black History Month Salute* Ruby Bridges*

Ruby Bridges is an African-American activist best known for being the first Black child(she was 6 yrs old) to attend an all-white elementary school in the South.(New Orléans, Louisiana) The pictures of her being escorted into the school by marshalls are legendary.. 210 more words

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"But If Not for Courage and Colorful History"

“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”
– Sven Goran Eriksson

This must have been what Martin envisioned when he spoke of “little black boys and girls holding hands with little white boys and girls.”  I sit here misty-eyed as a scene from that of Ruby Bridges’ life is reenacted for us. 

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