Ruby Bridges to speak at SU’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges discussed how her experience attending an all-white school as a Black student in the s inspired her life-long fight against racism and injustice. Bridges, also a bestselling author, is best-known for being the first Black student to attend the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in
She debuted on-screen during the episode airing on 20 June Ruby was created by executive producer Cameron Welsh. When she was first introduced she appeared to hide her problems and pretends to be strong. She was characterised as a free spirited and independent girl. Her storylines have consistently followed themes such as romance, unrequited love and rejection.