Melba Pattillo: A True Warrior

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Facing the segregationists and the horrors of the South, Melba Pattillo was a strong warrior on the battlefield of racism for all people of color across the world. Beginning with the integration into Central High School, the brave 9 children hit waves upon waves of mobs and white people giving their all to get rid of them. Melba has gone through hell and back facing attacks of anything from sticks of dynamite to acid being thrown in her eyes. Her dignity and courage gave her the strength to refuse to back down and make a remarkable story. However, she did not face this all on her own. She had her grandmother India to support her with words of wisdom and God. Through her faith and belief in her granddaughter, she created the perfect warrior

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