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State Senate honors civil rights activist with ‘Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day’

California’s state Senate has proclaimed Nov. 14 as Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day statewide, honoring the civil rights activist who was the first Black student to desegregate her all-white elementary school in New Orleans in 1960. The Senate voted unanimously Friday on Senate Resolution 59, which was introduced by Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park. […]