Sun, Jan 15|
New Providence Memorial Library
Film and Discussion: Ruby Bridges
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. watch the movie and join the discussion -- the public is welcome!
Time & Location
Jan 15, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave, New Providence
About the Event
Ruby Bridges is the story of the 6-year-old child who desegregated the New Orleans public school system in 1960. The movie, which stars Chaz Monet as the young Ruby, attempts a realistic rendering of the events that happened to the civil rights activist family and child. Co-sponsored by the Summit College Club and the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit, the movie and discussion are open to all -- invite a friend! This movie is appropriate for children 13 and older.