Warriors don't cry : a searing memoir of the battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High

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Notes on front papers include: “Epsom salts,” “didn't tell anyone she had signed up for Central High,” Some blacks were not in favor of integration.” Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book. Examples: “mother, 1954, U. of Ark.,” “attempted rape,” “Little Rock Nine,” “first felt equal,” “high powered rifles,” and “still angry.”

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Beals, Melba, “Warriors don't cry : a searing memoir of the battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed December 6, 2022, http://booknotes.gmu.edu/items/show/276.

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Title

Warriors don't cry : a searing memoir of the battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High

Creator

Beals, Melba

Date

1994
Program Air Date: November 27, 1994.

Description

In 1957 Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board Education, she was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. This is her remarkable story. You will listen to the cruel taunts of her schoolmates and their parents. You will run with her from the threat of a lynch mob's rope. You will share her terror as she dodges lighted sticks of dynamite, and her pain as she washes away the acid sprayed into her eyes. But most of all you will share Melba's dignity and courage as she refuses to back down.

Subject

"Beals, Melba."
"Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)--History."
"School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock--History--20th century."
"African American students--Arkansas--Little Rock--Biography."

Source

Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.

Publisher

Pocket Books
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives

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Language

eng

Identifier

483409
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