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Its hard to image what it would be like growing up in the 1957 andconstantly having to worry about if you would make it out of schoolalive because of the color of your skin For Melba Pattillo Beals thiswas something she had to face everyday when entering the hallways ofCentral High School Warriors Dont Cry is the personal story of thishigh school girls experience during the integration of one of the mostinfamous schools in history Though out the book leaders of institutionssuch as government school church and community play a huge role inpositively and negatively influencing the experiences of the Little RockNine students A major group whose leaders affected the Little Rock Nines experiencesfrom the very beginning was the government Some specific leaders in thegroup were the Supreme Court the governor the president and the 101stAirborne Division How could I ever forget May 17 1954 the day theSupreme Court ruled in Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka Kansasthat separate public schools for whites and blacks were illegal 22Beals This ruling of the Supreme Court would have the biggest impacton the lives of the Little Rock Nine Soon after this ruling in thestory whites became outraged and blacks began to fear Within the sameday of this ruling Melba was almost raped by a white male who wanted toshow he still had more power and dominance over African Americans Thisday is one that Melba never forgot and one that impacted her life fromthen on Another leader who had an influence on the studentsexperiences was the governor of Arkansas Governor Orval FaubusReferring to a poll that said 85 percent of all Arkansass peopleopposed integration Governor Orval Faubus announced his refusal tosupport the integration of our states schools29 Beals It wasobvious that he was against the idea of having white and black teenagersin the same school and we would try everything in his power to bend therules and try and stop the integration of Central High School To
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