William T. Frantz Elementary, Ruby Bridges, and the Desegregation of Schools

Melissa Woelflein
November 14th, 1960 at a time when racial tensions were arguably at an all-time-high, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges bravely walked up the steps of William T. Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, LA. At that moment, Ruby became the first Black student to desegregate the all-white school.

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