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"Ruby Bridges": Confronting Enemies with Courage

Ruby Bridges is the true story of the 6-year-old black girl who became the first person of color in the U.S., by federal law, to attend an all-white school in 1960 segregationist New Orleans, Louisiana. Ruby and five other black children were chosen because of their high intelligence, but only Ruby had the courage and faith to face overwhelming social adversity.

In one scene, Ruby's father is concerned about the danger she will face when ...

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