Civil Rights Pioneer Statue Unveiled

Updated: Aug 30, 2020

Ruby Bridges Statue was dedicated on November 14th, 2014, in the courtyard of William Frantz Elementary School.




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Ruby Bridges Statue was dedicated on November 14th, 2014, in the courtyard of William Frantz Elementary School. Fifty-four years before, when Bridges was six years old, she was escorted to the school by federal marshals, for her personal security, as the first African-American girl in New Orleans to enroll in an all-white school. READ MORE

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