Ruby Bridges and cilvil rights by Ariana Villacorta

  • 1954

    The Supreme Court bans segregation in public schools
  • 1954

    Ruby Nell Bridges was born in Mississipi, four years later they move to New Orleans.
  • 1955

    Rosa Parks, an African-American woman, is arrested for refusing to give her seat to a white person. Bus boycott launchedin Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 1956

    After more than a year of boycotting the buses and a legal fight, the Montgomery buses desegregate.
  • 1960

    Federal court forced the desegregation of schools in the south
  • 1960

    January. Ruby had her first day at Frantz Elementary School for whites only in New Orleans
  • 1961

    Freedom rights begin from Washington, D.C: Groups of black and white people ride buses to through the south to challenge segregation.
  • 1963

    Police arrest Civil Rights Leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr and other ministers demonstrating in Birminghan, Alabama , then turn fire hoses and police dogs on the marchers.
  • 1963

    President John F. Kennedy calls for Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • 1963

    President Jhon F. Kennedy 1961-1963, shot dead.
  • 1964

    Look magazine published Norman Rockwell's painting The Problem We All Live With.
  • 1964

    Preaident Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  • 1965

    Black Nacionalist Leader Malcom X is murdered.
  • 1968

    Civil Rights Leader The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, unleashing violence in more than 100 cities.
  • 1995

    The story of Ruby Bridges was published.