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Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges:

Show guidelines

The script deals with topics such as segregation, racism, and civil rights.

Language:

  • The words “darkies,” “negro,” “burr-head,” and “chigaroo” are used in the script
  • Talk of racism toward black people

 

Sexual Innuendo:

  • None

 

Drugs & Alcohol:

  • Mention of wine and tobacco

 

Violence:

  • Threats to throwing a brick at a car, throwing acid in a character’s face, poisoning a character
  • Reference of attack dogs and using water hoses as a weapon
  • Depiction of a doll in a coffin

 

Mature Content:

  • Reference to killing and guns
  • A description of a confederate flag is scripted
  • Mention of the Ku Klux Klan