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Ruby Bridges: The child who defied a mob and desegregated her school

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In 1960, when she was just 6 years old, Ruby Bridges walked past hateful protesters and into a school, and changed history. Bridges became the first Black child at a Louisiana school – and was then taught alone for a year. Goalcast shares Bridges' experience and her continued fight against anti-Black racism in America.

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