Ruby Bridges

"Don't follow the path. Go where there is no path and begin the trail. When you start a new trail equipped with courage, strength, and conviction, the only thing that can stop you is you!" - Ruby Bridges, Civil Rights Icon

News Nov 17, 2020
Lucille Bridges, Mother Of Anti-Segregation Icon Ruby Bridges, Dies At 86
In 1960, she braved death threats and racial epithets to accompany her daughter to the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, desegregating the school.


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