Thursday, March 29, 2007

Ruby Bridges Made History!

Ruby Bridges was born on September 8, 1954 in Tylertown, Mississippi. When she was six years old in 1960 she enrolled in William Frantz Public School (which wasn't an intregated school). The only teacher willing to teach Ruby was Barbara Henry. To get into the school safely Ruby had to be led by the Federal Marshal's troops. The students at the school tried to kill her, but she was brave enough to stay in school.
Today, there are no more segregated schools in the United States because of Ruby Bridges' actions. Blacks and whites can now be friends without being in danger. Ruby Bridges has changed the United States in a good way forever.

AT and JL

8 comments:

CSS Library said...

Excellent work. I really like your final sentence. ~Mrs. P

CSS Library said...

This was really good. I also loved the last sentance, just like mrs. P! great job Ali and Jordan!

CSS Library said...

that last coment was by LN

LN

CSS Library said...

We must say, a job well done!

NF and BW

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CSS Library said...

Your blog was great, It was creative. It went into a little bit of detail, however not too much detail.

SR

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Ann said...

Great job! I didn't know about Ruby Bridges. Thanks for all the information.
I am also very excited about all that you are learning in library. Looks like fun!