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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

"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

Illustration

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

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