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Civil Rights Figure: US Divided by Race Again

The image of a little, six-year-old African American girl being escorted to school by U.S. marshals is seared into the memory of many Americans. Ruby Bridges is now 60 years old and on Friday the school in New Orleans that she desegregated is unveiling a statue in her likeness, 54 years to the day after when she first walked up the steps to William Frantz Elementary School. Bridges said in an interview with the Associated Press that America today looks a lot like the world she helped...

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