Ruby Red, a groundbreaking African American stage performer and spy for the United States, who was killed near the Blue Bayou while it sat at Nashville’s Union Station.

You heard Ruby grew up poor but learned valuable street smarts while living near the St Louis railroad yard.

You heard Ruby met renowned dancer Josephine Baker while performing at a country club, and against her mother’s wishes, joined Josephine on a tour that would take her to Paris

You heard Ruby was the lover of the incredibly famous and audacious dancer Josephine Baker who was herself bisexual, and who would largely overshadow Ruby.