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Trump is a Voice for the Frightened

When I was invited to preach at a white Episcopal church in Charles Town, West Virginia, the lead priest of that congregation called me to kind of coach me on how to approach the congregation. 974 more words

Ruby Bridges — journey100years

Ruby Bridges is the first African-American child to integrate New Orleans Public Schools.

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Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges is most widely known to  the first African American to attend an all white  elementary school. She was ironically born on September 8, 1954 – the same year the Supreme Court’s decision… 192 more words

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The Problem We All Live With

Norman Rockwell  Oil Painting  1964

On this day we celebrate the anniversary of the unanimous decision handed down from the Supreme Court in the landmark case Brown vs. 448 more words

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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

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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