Ruby Nell Bridges Hall (born September 8, 1954) is an American civil rights activist. She was In early 1960, Bridges was one of six black children in New Orleans to pass the test that As soon as Bridges entered the school, white parents pulled their own. A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who
Montgomery Industrial School for Girls was a private primary school founded by Alice White Despite the strict segregation laws in Montgomery, black churches took turns inviting White and her staff to their services, and parents of students
Board of Education decision contains the same moral conviction that inspired black girls to walk up to the doors of white schools and seek to
The image of this small black girl being escorted to school by four large white men graced the cover of Look magazine on January 14, 1964.