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Transcript of ruby bridges
Call To Adventure
New Status Quo
By: Zac Thorn
lived in New Orleans
shared a house
father, Abon, was a service station attendant
mother, Lucille, took odd jobs
went to a black school.
Ruby's new school
Used to be an all white school
School was called William Frantz
White schools were often better
Ruby's teacher was Mrs. Henery
in 1960 a judge ordered that schools be integrated.
kindergartners were tested
test was not an easy one
ruby along with five others passed the test.
ruby would start school on Nov. 14 of that year
"please god try to forgive those people. because even if they say those bad things, they don't know what they are doing. so you could forgive them, just like you did those folks a long time ago when they said terrible things about you." (Coles)
"ill poision you i will find a way"
gifts/money from people all over.
help from the neighbors
no more segregation!
Afraid of poisoning
Graduated from high school
Currently lives in New Orleans
Married and has a family
Is a public speaker
Started Ruby Bridges Foundation in 1999
Loves speaking at schools and to youth
Garrow, David J. "Bridges, Ruby." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2013. Web. 28 Dec. 2013.
born in 1954
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ruby bridges. N.d. Photograph. lakelandschoolsWeb. 7 Jan 2014. <http://lakelandschools.us/do/lbrandon/BlackHistory/rbridges.htm>.
Mood , Jennifer. Waverly fourth-graders, inspired by picture book, write to integration hero. 2012. Photograph. Albany Democrat-Herald, Albany. Web. 7 Jan 2014. <http://democratherald.com/news/local/letters-to-ruby/article_51fb758c-b5b3-11e1-86e7-0019bb2963f4.html>.
durlon, tyler. Ku Klux Klan Rally Among Government Shut Down Casualties. 2013. Photograph. zero hedgeWeb. 7 Jan 2014. <http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-10-01/ku-klux-klan-rally-becomes-casuality-government-shut-down>.
Teens Protest Against Integration. N.d. Photograph. KnowLAWeb. 7 Jan 2014. <http://www.knowla.org/image/1213/&view=summary>.
Abbey, Susannah. Ruby Bridges. 2004. Photograph. MY HERO Since 1995Web. 7 Jan 2014. <http://www.myhero.com/go/hero.asp?hero=rubybridges>.
Clients, , and Clients. Ruby Bridges Foundation. 2012. Photograph. ragusaWeb. 7 Jan 2014. <http://ragusaconsulting.com/2012/12/ruby-bridges-foundation/>.
RUBY BRIDGES NAMED HONORARY MUSE 2013. 2013. Photograph. krew of musesWeb. 7 Jan 2014. <http://kreweofmuses.org/ruby-bridges-named-honorary-muse-2013/>.
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