Thursday, February 20, 2014
Ruby Bridges, Brown v. Board of Education, and The Greater Lansing Sites of Conscience Project
(Exhibits (Museum, Gardens, ...))
A quilt made in tribute to Ruby Bridges, a 1954 Supreme Court decision, and The Greater Lansing Sites of Conscience Project. What do they all have in common? They are part of the MSU Museum's new exhibition that highlights the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education landmark decision and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. more information...
Ruby Bridges is the six-year-old girl who was the first to integrate an elementary school in New Orleans in compliance with the Brown v. Board of Education decision.
Sites of Conscience in Lansing is a community engaged effort to research, map, and make accessible those places on our campus and in the Lansing area that are connected with individuals and events that have made social justice and human rights history.
This exhibition is produced in partnership with Project 60/50 at Michigan State University, a year-long community conversation about civil rights and human rights. Read more: http://www.inclusion.msu.edu/Project6050/index.html