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Nov 14, 2021

Rose’s first guest is the civil rights icon, author and activist Ruby Bridges. At just six years old, Ruby was the first African American child to desegregate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans on November 14, 1960. Her courageous act sparked a movement across education that continues today. Tune in and learn how this event changed Ruby’s life and inspired a lifelong commitment to advocating for social justice and equality in schools across the nation.

All views and opinions expressed by speakers in this event are the speakers' own and do not necessarily represent Verizon's views.

Warning: This episode includes strong language in connection with the speaker's description of her experience with racial discrimination.