Melba Pattillo Beals 'Warriors Don' T Cry, Jackie Robinson

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Life is presented with a turning point, or life changing experiences, whether it is good or bad. Some people who had a life changing experiences had changed their lives, and also their countries’ lives. Three people that had a turning point in their lives are, Melba Pattillo Beals from memoir Warriors don’t ryWarriors Don’t Cry, Jackie Robinson from autobiography I Never Had It Made, and “The Father of Chinese Aviation” by Rebecca Maksel, which highlights Feng Ru. Melba Pattillo Beals, Jackie Robinson, and Feng Ru had affected their country, and their lives. They affected their country and their lives because they inspired many people, faced life changing experiences, and made an achievement for their own country.

Melba Pattillo Beals, an African American women, helped improving education for other African American kids. In paragraph 18, it states, “Step by step we climbed upward-where none of my people had ever before walked as a student. We stepped up the front door of Central High School and crossed the threshold into that place where angry segregationist mobs had forbidden us to go.” This quote explains that she was one of the first African American to go to the segregated school by protection of the “fifty uniformed soldiers of the 101st”. I know that she was protected by the soldiers because In paragraph 14, it states, “...their rifles with bayonets pointed straight ahead. Sarge said they were doing crowd control—keeping the mob away from us.” This …show more content…

te explains that the soldiers were there to protect the little rock nine from the white mob that is trying to hurt them from going to the school that is segregated, and it also shows that even though Beals knew that it is

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