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Ruby Bridges: the six-year-old who defied a mob and desegregated her school

The Guardian
 2021-05-06

Cover picture for the articleThis year, Ruby Bridges saw some newly discovered video footage of her six-year-old self and was terrified for her. The footage was from 14 November 1960, a day that shaped the course of Bridges’ life and – it is no exaggeration to say – American history. Not that she was aware of it at the time. On that day she became the first Black child to attend an all-white primary school in Louisiana.

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