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Ruby Bridges- by Jayda Blueford

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Brenda Thomas

on 16 May 2013

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Transcript of Ruby Bridges- by Jayda Blueford

When I Was Born 1960 Ruby Bridges I was born on September 8, 1954, in Tylertown,Mississppi. I was the first to go to a all white school. White parents didn't let their children go to school because I was there. Bibliography

Ruby bridges- rub'ys story. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/rooseveltms/potfolio/cav_blk5/hillary_w/bio.htm

Ruby bridges timeline. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.timetoast.com Acrostic Poem Respectful to others
Under extreme pressure
Beautiful heart
Young believer of civil rights

Beautiful person
Ready for the school
Incredible learning skills
Didn't give up when she went to the white school
Great for what she did
Exellent person
She believed in God Ruby Bridges Timeline 1954 1960 May 17 the united
supreme court bans segregation in public schools. I had my first day at France Elementary
school for whites. 1954 President Johnson
signs the Civil Right
of 1964. 1964 Freedom rides begin
from Washington,D.C.
Groups of white and
black people buses
through the south to change
segregation. 1961 1966 I was born September 8,1954
in Tylertown Missippi. By:Jayda Blueford 1960 I had my first day at Frantz Elementary school for whites in New Orleans. I inspired the 1996
painting by Norman
Rockwell entitled
"The Problem They Will
Live With" and the
children's book "The
Ruby Bridges Story. January, Why I Chose This Person I picked Ruby Bridges because,I want to learn more about her and what she had been through.
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