It that Ruby Nell Bridges was the

It has been made known to many that Ruby Nell Bridges was the first African American child to attend an all white elementary school in the south. Before that took place their were court rulings and decisions made to make this possible, including the Brown v. Boars of education Supreme Court decision. Because of that the number of black children attending majority white schools rose from 0.1% in 1960 to a high of 44% in 1988. Not only that but following that percent increase, the department of justice denied federal funds to any segregated school, which ended up being revolutionary for the nation.

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