Warriors Don t Cry

The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Melba Beals
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 1416948821
  • Rating : 4/5 from 31 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKWarriors Don t Cry

Warriors Don't Cry

Warriors Don't Cry
  • Author : Melba Beals
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 24 July 2007
GET THIS BOOKWarriors Don't Cry

The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Warriors Don't Cry

Warriors Don't Cry
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Washington Square Press
  • Release : 01 February 1995
GET THIS BOOKWarriors Don't Cry

In this essential autobiographical account by one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most powerful figures, Melba Pattillo Beals of the Little Rock Nine explores not only the oppressive force of racism, but the ability of young people to change ideas of race and identity. In 1957, well before Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Melba Pattillo Beals and eight other teenagers became iconic symbols for the Civil Rights Movement and the dismantling of Jim Crow in the

Children Of The City

Children Of The City
  • Author : David Nasaw
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 16 May 2012
GET THIS BOOKChildren Of The City

The turn of the twentieth century was a time of explosive growth for American cities, a time of nascent hopes and apparently limitless possibilities. In Children of the City, David Nasaw re-creates this period in our social history from the vantage point of the children who grew up then. Drawing on hundreds of memoirs, autobiographies, oral histories and unpublished—and until now unexamined—primary source materials from cities across the country, he provides us with a warm and eloquent portrait

The Long Shadow of Little Rock

The Long Shadow of Little Rock
  • Author : Daisy Bates
  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Release : 01 August 2014
GET THIS BOOKThe Long Shadow of Little Rock

At an event honoring Daisy Bates as 1990’s Distinguished Citizen then-governor Bill Clinton called her "the most distinguished Arkansas citizen of all time." Her classic account of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, couldn't be found on most bookstore shelves in 1962 and was banned throughout the South. In 1988, after the University of Arkansas Press reprinted it, it won an American Book Award. On September 3, 1957, Gov. Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to surround all-white

March Forward, Girl

March Forward, Girl
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 02 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKMarch Forward, Girl

From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes an ardent and profound childhood memoir of growing up while facing adversity in the Jim Crow South. Long before she was one of the Little Rock Nine, Melba Pattillo Beals was a warrior. Frustrated by the laws that kept African-Americans separate but very much unequal to whites, she had questions. Why couldn’t she drink from a "whites only" fountain? Why couldn’t she

They Called Me Number One

They Called Me Number One
  • Author : Bev Sellars
  • Publisher : Talonbooks Limited
  • Release : 31 July 2021
GET THIS BOOKThey Called Me Number One

BC Book Prize, Non-Fiction, Bev Sellars, They Called Me Number One (Finalist) Burt Award for First Nations, M�tis, and Inuit Literature: Bev Sellars, They Called Me Number One (Third Prize winner) Like thousands of Aboriginal children in Canada, and elsewhere in the colonized world, Xatsu'll chief Bev Sellars spent part of her childhood as a student in a church-run residential school. These institutions endeavored to "civilize" Native children through Christian teachings; forced separation from family, language, and culture; and

Warriors Don't Cry

Warriors Don't Cry
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Tantor eBooks
  • Release : 03 October 2011
GET THIS BOOKWarriors Don't Cry

The landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, brought the promise of integration to Little Rock, Arkansas, but it was hard-won for the nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Central High School in 1957. They ran a gauntlet flanked by a rampaging mob and a heavily armed Arkansas National Guard—opposition so intense that soldiers from the elite 101st Airborne Division were called in to restore order. For Melba Beals and her eight friends those steps marked their transformation

Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Way of the Peaceful Warrior
  • Author : Dan Millman
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release : 20 April 2009
GET THIS BOOKWay of the Peaceful Warrior

WAY OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. Shared among friends and families, this million-copy word-of-mouth bestseller has inspired men and women of all ages in twenty languages worldwide. Despite his success, college student and world-champion athlete Dan Millman is haunted by a feeling that something is missing from his life. Awakened one night by dark dreams, he wanders into an all-night gas station, meets an old man named Socrates, and

Lost Revolutions

Lost Revolutions
  • Author : Pete Daniel
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release : 31 July 2021
GET THIS BOOKLost Revolutions

Chronicles the events and societal trends that created disturbance and conflict after World War II, discussing school integration, migration into the cities, the civil rights movement, and the breakdown of traditional values.

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart
  • Author : Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 25 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKThings Fall Apart

One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' A worldwide bestseller and the first part of Achebe's African Trilogy, Things Fall Apart is the compelling story of one man's battle to protect his community against the forces of change Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire in the harmattan. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to

Warrior of the Wild

Warrior of the Wild
  • Author : Tricia Levenseller
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release : 26 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKWarrior of the Wild

An eighteen-year-old chieftain's daughter must find a way to kill her village’s oppressive deity if she ever wants to return home in Warrior of the Wild, the Viking-inspired YA standalone fantasy from Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King. How do you kill a god? As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age trial is sabotaged and she fails the test,

I Will Not Fear

I Will Not Fear
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release : 16 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKI Will Not Fear

In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled shotgun, being threatened with lynching by rope-carrying tormentors, and learning how to outrun white supremacists who were ready to kill her rather than sit beside her in a classroom. Only her faith in

Carry On, Warrior

Carry On, Warrior
  • Author : Glennon Doyle,Glennon Doyle Melton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 08 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKCarry On, Warrior

A New York Times essayist shares her journey from a self-destructive college student to a devoted family woman and teacher while illuminating the importance of trusting in a higher power and being truthful about life's challenges.