…After exhausting all stalling tactics, the Legislature had to relent, and the designated schools were to be integrated that November. Fearing there might be some civil disturbances, the federal district court judge requested the U.S. government send federal marshals to New Orleans to protect the children.
Only one teacher, Barbara Henry, agreed to teach Ruby. …Ruby was the only student in Henry’s class, because parents pulled or threatened to pull their children from Ruby’s class and send them to other schools. (bigraphy.com)
Ruby Bridges, then.
Ruby Bridges, now.