Ruby Bridges

Ashley Hubbard

Ruby Bridges

Ruby Brideges born September 8, 1954. Ruby Bridges attends an all white school, she was the first African-American child to be in a school with all whites. Her family decided to move to New Orlens to start a new and better life. In kindergarten Ruby had to take a text to determine whether or not she can attend an all white school. Her father was against the test because if she passeed she would half to attend an all white school. On the other hand her mother was all for this issue. Her mother bealieve she would have a better education by attending this all white school. In 1960 her Ruby's parents where informed that she was one out of six African-American students to pass this test. In September when she attend her school a whole crowd of people surronded her yelling and throwing objects.

Second Day

On the second day the process was just the same. Students that already attend this school were put in other clasess away from Ruby. This problem didn't just occure on Ruby, her father lost his job and her granparents where sent off land. The Bridges family also where banned from there local grocery store and other places. Two years passes and everything started to settle down. White students got back into the same class and wasnt afraid of her anymore, not any crowds and she didn't get things thrown at her. In 1993 she started attending and voluntering in this same school she went too William Frantz. Today she is a mother of four and is 40 years old.