Ruby Bridges’s First Day At White House

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A little girl walks to her first day of school in the Norman Rockwell painting titled “The Problem We All Live With.” She wears a crisply ironed white dress with ribbons in her hair. She walks past a wall scrawled with racial slurs and smashed tomato, flanked by U.S. Marshals.

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