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These 3 Women Changed Your Entire Life

"Most of you know Ruby Bridges, due to the famous Norman Rockwell painting that depicts one little girl escorted by U.S. Marshals. Consequently, you may not know Gail Etienne, Leona Tate and Tessie Prevost because their equivalent contributions, like several civil rights pioneers, have gone unknown for decades."

photo credit Peter G. Forest

Sisters from AARP - November 14th is New Orleans Four Day, officially declared by the City Council of New Orleans on the 60th anniversary of school desegregation. On November 14, 2020, a ceremony was held at Gallier Hall, attended by the director of the U.S. Marshals Donald W. Washington, city and state elected officials, family members and community advocates. On that day, Mayor LaToya Cantrell saw fit to honor Gail Etienne, Ruby Bridges, Leona Tate and Tessie Prevost with a long-awaited Key to the City. read more....


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