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Famous African-Americans: Ruby Bridges

Kids find it easier to connect with kids. So let’s bring home Black History Month by learning about a little girl who helped end segregation in schools. 406 more words


Ruby Bridges - Then and Now

When I came across this brave little girl years ago I was riveted to the spot.   What a brave little girl, I thought, but even more brave were her parents.   334 more words

"The Problem.." by Dave MacDowell

Los Angeles based painter Dave MacDowell has recently created a new painting, “The Problem We All Live With”, a modern take on Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting of… 14 more words


Teach Peace Now Recommended Books for African American History Month: The Story of Ruby Bridges

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges

Six-year-old Ruby Bridges was the first black child to integrate an all-white public school in the south. 337 more words


The Hermione Tarot: Ruby Bridges

I remember many moons ago, in those childhood days, seeing pictures of Ruby Bridges and other children walking through a sea of hate simply to go to school. 220 more words

The Hermione Tarot

Who is Ruby Bridges?

Ruby Bridges was born on September 8, 1954 to Lucille and Abon Bridges, who had four other children, giving Ruby three brothers and one sister. At age two, Ruby and her family moved from Tylertown, Mississippi, where her family had been sharecroppers, to New Orleans, Louisiana, because her parents sought better work opportunities. 674 more words

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