Ruby Bridges: A Civil Rights Journey

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Tacoma Arts Live


Theater on the Square
915 Broadway
Tacoma WA, 98402

Ruby Bridges was the first African American child to integrate into a white Southern Elementary school in 1960. This play explores the first days Ruby might have experienced in a classroom where she was the only student because parents wouldn't let their children attend class with her. Take a close up look at the first steps of desegregation, from the experience of Ruby, to Rosa Parks, and lunch counter sit-ins.

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