Ruby Bridges

Layla Aguilera

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Ruby Bridges was born on 1954 on September 8 in Mississippi on a farm.

Childhood

When Ruby was little she attended an all white school a few blocks away from her house. When ruby got to school she was surrounded by Federal Marshals they would threaten her and her family. Also Ruby was supported by other races in her neighborhood.

Education

The first school that Ruby went to was William Frantz Elementary School and she also went to Tulane University .

Family

Ruby's mother was Lucille Bridges. Ruby's father was Abon Bridges. Also Ruby had 3 sons . The first one was named Craig Hall .Her second son was named Sean Hall. Ruby's last son was named Cristopher Hall.

Career

Ruby's career was being a travel agent .

Accomplishments

Ruby was the first African American to enter an all white school. she helped stop segregation because she knew that it was wrong.

Bibliography-APA

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