African-Americans were fighting overseas for our country and fighting for freedom
When they came home they didn't have any rights and everything is segregated.
Everything from drinking fountains, transportation, schools, jobs, grocery stores, movie theaters and restaurants were segregated by the color of your skin.
If this case didn't go to court then today we would still have segregated schools and communities.
Ruby bridges was the first African-American child to attend an all-white public elementary school in the southern part of America.