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  • Civil Rights Leader Ruby Bridges Visits Stevenson

    Ruby Bridges, one of America’s Civil Rights icons and leaders, visited Robert Louis Stevenson on Tuesday, November 14th. This experience was initiated by the Literature and Social Justice English classes. During the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year, the class focused on learning about the American Civil Rights Movement. They learned about leaders of this movement, and more importantly, they discovered young people who had a huge impact on the movement, such as Claudette Colvin and Ruby Bridges. They read articles, short stories, and novels about these young icons. Inspired by Ruby Bridges’ story, they wrote to her, extending (…more)