Ruby Bridges

Leadership project

Early Life and Background

Ruby was born on September 8th 1954 in Louisiana with her mom, her dad, her three brothers, and her sister. She was the first black child to go to an all white school.

How did Ruby become a leader?

Since Ruby has an advantage by being the first black child to go to an all white school people automatically look up to her, but she also encourages young black kids to go to school like she did.

Interesting facts

-Reading

-she loves kid

-she loves vegetables

- she wrote a book called Through My Eyes

Quote

Don't follow the path. Go where there is no path and start a trail.

Job, title, and Age

Ruby is a public speaker and she is 61 years old

What does she look like today?

Ruby Bridges is 61 years old and healthy.
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Influencing Event

She was the first black child to go to school with all white people. She was bullied by not only students at the school but teachers.

What does her book look like?

Her book is below
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Her with kids

Ruby loves children
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