Obama visits with civil rights icon
By David Jackson, USA TODAY
It’s not every day you get to meet someone who is both an artistic and a civil rights icon — though it happens more often when you’re president.
President Obama met Friday with Ruby Bridges, the subject of Norman Rockwell’s memorable civil right painting, The Problem We All Live With. It shows young Bridges attending a newly segregated school in 1960, accompanied by U.S. marshals, and it now hangs right outside the Oval Office. [more]