Ruby Bridges was born on September 8, 1954, in Tylertown, Mississippi. Her parents are Abon Bridges and Lucille Bridges.
Ruby Bridges is the first African American to attend an all-white school
Ruby Bridges had to take a test if she could go, but she didn't know it at the time but still aced it. There where other people who took the test. Two deicided not to go, and 3 went to a different white school in New Orleans.
It was a hard at first, but she liked her teacher Ms. Henry that taught her a lot. Some white students quit because she came and she was the only person in her class.
Later, Ruby went to a desegregated high school and then became a travel agent for 15 years.