Betsy DeVos compared to civil rights icon Ruby Bridges in political cartoon

New secretary of education was depicted in a political cartoon comparing her to the courageous six-year-old black girl who had to be escorted to public school in 1960 because of threats against her.
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And influential conservative group called the counsel for the national policy is urging new education secretary. Betsy did balls. To dismantle. The department of education and bring god back into the classroom. They're calling for a restoration of education in America. That would in shine and elevate his star Judy Judeo Christian principles. And yes concerned as a member that's right it's Steven Bennett from. It's shocking what a shock when speaking. Betsy devised a political cartoon in the Belleville news Democrat is equating the opposition Tibet two divorces appointment as education second text of the struggle ruby bridges one of the poorest black children to attend an all white school in the sap now the cartoon isn't apparent response to the protesters. Who blocked. Debt walls from entering a public school a few days back now here. The play and she was a lot like teacher. And people who realize that she had no understanding of how public schools where that's why don't like a lot of it was it was the sound sit at a bid then a public school. Since but Clinton and why she was blocked. Talk about ruby bridges because ruby bridges we want it we gonna really senate put it right yep loaded wins was a little girl. There are six years six yourself whose first day of school she had to be taken care about Bob folks this is our. Black history FYI. Okay free Internet. She was. Stop at Louisiana a way that Obama 1960. She had to be escorted to school by US marshals because of them went out violence. What's a nice she six this threat to comments from adults that spending on they are yelling stop that happen. But this girl's college paved the way for future civil rights actions to cop she inspired got. Hopefully ms. boss was watching this segment saw best she can send to people in them you chat. No I was blocked because I didn't know what I was still in critical little girl was blocked but she wanted out public education.

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