1960 – U.S. marshals and parents escorted four Black girls to two New Orleans schools. – Black and Women’s History Months

On November 14, 1960, a court order mandating the desegregation of schools comes into effect in New Orleans, Louisiana. Six-year-old Ruby Bridges walks into William Frantz Elementary School, accompanied by federal marshals and taunted by angry crowds, instantly becoming a symbol …read more

Source: history.com and blackfacts.com