September 8 Birthday: THE STORY OF RUBY BRIDGES

Ruby Bridges, civil rights advocate
Sept. 8, 1954-

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles, illustrated by George C. Ford (Scholastic, 2004) paperback

Court-ordered desegregation made six-year old African American Ruby Bridges’ walk into an all-white New Orleans school possible. Thank you, Ruby Bridges!

To learn more about Ruby’s remarkable story, visit the Ruby Bridges Foundation.

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