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Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges on the Struggle for Racial Justice

June 24th, 2020  •  40 mins 9 secs  •  Download (55.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On November 14, 1960, Ruby Bridges integrated the all-white William Frantz Public School in her New Orleans neighborhood. She was six years old. Ruby’s courageous journey helped pave the way for Black and brown students across the United States to gain access to educational opportunities that had been denied to them for centuries.