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Ruby Bridges

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In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges became the first African American child to desegregate an elementary school. Thirty-seven years later, Ruby Bridges Hall discusses her memories of the first day she entered her new school in New Orleans, her first year when she was in a class of one, and her efforts to improve education. She spoke with Charlayne Hunter-Gault in this 1997 interview.

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