What Ruby Bridges childhood?

Where did Ruby Bridges go to school?

What happened on Ruby Bridges first day of school?

On the first day in her new school, Ruby and her mother arrived with four U.S. marshals for protection. … Ruby thought it was Mardi Gras. As soon as Ruby entered William Frantz Elementary, White families took their children out of the school.

What happened to Ruby Bridges son?

At 17, Ruby Bridges had a son, Craig, the first of four. The night of last July 4, he was shot to death on the streets of New Orleans. No one was arrested, Bridges says; “I think that it’s probably very, very hard to pick that investigation back up after the storm.” His death was both horrible and familiar.

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