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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

There are many great women of black history; there are the trailblazers like Harriet Tubman, who literally blazed a trail to freedom for hundreds of slaves. There is Ruby Bridges, who at the age of six became the first student … Continue reading

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The Story of Ruby Bridges

On Ruby’s first day, a large crowd of angry white people gathered outside.
The people carried signs that said they didn’t want black children in a white school.
People called Ruby names; some wanted to hurt her… the marshals carried guns.
Ruby would hurry through the crowd and not say a word. Continue reading

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