Time Reports

Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges Reflects On This Historic Moment in US History

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges was only 6 years old when she became the first child to integrate Louisiana schools in 1960. Since then, she has dedicated her life to activism and education. Katie Couric spoke to Ruby about what that moment in 1960 was like, and what she thinks of the current global protest movement that has been sparked following the murder of George Floyd.