Ruby Bridges Thanks Marshal Who Escorted Her To Previously All-White School

September 6, 2013   // 0 Comments

By RICK CALLAHAN INDIANAPOLIS -- Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges, who as a 6-year-old helped end public school segregation in the South, was reunited Thursday with one of the federal marshals who had escorted her past angry crowds so she could attend a previously all-white school. Bridges, who in 1960 became the first black child to attend an all-white school in New Orleans, met with Charles Burk...

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