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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

We took a day trip to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis with Lily’s Girl Scout troop. We hadn’t been in a few years, so I was excited to come back. 237 more words

Girl Scouts

She Persisted: Ruby Bridges

For my Literature for Youth class, we were tasked with choosing a short passage to annotate with meaningful hyperlinks. I was touched by Chelsea Clinton’s book  258 more words

Practices

The Story of Ruby Bridges

Written by Robert Coles, illustrated by George Ford Scholastic Inc, 1995

Ruby Bridges was born in a small cabin near Tylertown, Mississippi.

Ruby’s family moves to New Orleans when she is just four years old.

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World-Changing Women

The Power of Words

Ever just sit on a bench at the mall or in a park and listen to people? Times have changed and what used to be inappropriate language at home is common place. 674 more words

Faith

When Society Turns Us into Monsters

Hopefully, most of you know the story of Ruby Bridges, the six-year-old girl who was one of the first African-Americans to go to a formerly all-white school in the south after… 736 more words

Brown V Board Of Education

Joy as Resistance

Four years ago I stepped up to this pulpit and quoted American writer E.B. White, who said, very famously, “I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. 1,323 more words

Sermons And Homilies

Ruby Bridges

The story of Ruby Bridges shows us that even changes to the law do not mean immediate change to public opinion or social acceptance. It also, however, shows how the actions of one person can (slowly) change our world and our experience. 893 more words

Activism