Melba Beals Research Paper

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Melba Pattillo Beals was born on the same day of the Pearl Harbor attack. When Melba was born, she was detected scalp infection in which cause multiple medical complications. Her life was at risk due to the fact that she was African American and was not given proper medical care by the doctors. The doctors and nurses did not do much to save newborn Melba. Melba’s mother, Lois, took it to herself to help her daughter survive. She talked to one of the janitors, in which they heard a doctor mentioning a remedy to help with the scalp infection. Lois soon found the remedy and was able to save her daughter from possibly dying. When Melba was around twelve years old, the Supreme Court ordered all schools for all whites to be illegal. That ruling was

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