Welcome to The
Ruby Bridges Website!
You can now download, for FREE, Lori McKenna's song about Ruby Bridges
entitled "Ruby's Shoes", right here on rubybridges.com.
Very special thanks to Lori for this opportunity to share such a great
song. The song is originally available on Lori McKenna's album
Paper, Wings & Halo.
McKenna - "Ruby's Shoes"
here to download MP3
album is available for sale at cdfreedom.com. Click
here for a direct link to her album.
ALL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS!
Ruby Bridges is developing a new book entitled Through Their Eyes, meaning
a look at racism through the eyes of students.
If you are a student (or are the teacher of students and would like
to introduce them to this project) and would like to participate, please
write Ruby Bridges with thoughts on Racism and race
relations in our country today. If you’ve been touched by Ruby’s
book, Through My Eyes or have had the opportunity to hear Ruby
speak at your school, what were you views before and what are your views
now? We’d love to hear your thoughts on these subjects - through
send letters to:
P.O. Box 870248
New Orleans, LA 70187
knows? Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to have your letter published in this new
Inside you will find a vast amount of information
Bridges' life and living legacy.
"Our Ruby taught us all a lot. She became someone
who helped change our country. She was part of history,
just like generals and presidents are part of history.
They're leaders, and so was Ruby. She led us away from
hate, and she led us nearer to knowing each other,
the white folks and the black folks."
~ Ruby's Mother
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