POSTED: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 11:04pm
Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — Students, adults and civil rights pioneers came together to celebrate today at the federal court house to commemorate Black History Month.
The 18th Annual Federal Courthouse African-American History Month Program featured Ruby Bridges, the first black child integrated into an all-white school.
She spoke about her experiences during those difficult times and how life has now changed.
Dozens of people were inside the courthouse for the event.