One little girl's courage changed the world. Based on a true story, Ruby is a first grader who is about to start school in New Orleans in 1960. She is chosen as one of the first black students to integrate an all-white school. As racial tensions escalate,Ruby is escorted to school by federal marshals, who attempt to protect her from the angry white protesters. With guidance and support from her mother, father and teacher, Ruby finds the determination to overcome all obstacles. An award-winning Walt Disney TV movie, this compelling tale stars Chaz Monet, Lela Rochon, Michael Beach and Penelope Ann Miller.