1960: 6-year-old Ruby Bridges was the first black child in the South to attend a white school after the forced integration of Brown vs. Board of Education. Ruby faced death threats and intense bullying with courage and grace in the name of helping forge the path of the civil rights movement. Teachers at William Frantz School refused to accept the 6-year-old as a student. Ms. Henry was the only teacher willing to teach Ruby. Barbara Henry with Ruby Bridges 40 yrs later.