On November 14, 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges walked into William J. Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans.
This is an encore post I put up then, happy to have an excuse to repeat historic photos, great art from a great American painter, Norman Rockwell, and remind students of history.
This came on Twitter, back in 2014:
You don’t recognize her there?
How about in Norman Rockwell’s illustration?
Ruby Bridges with President Barack Obama, in 2011:
Ms. Bridges tells some of her story: