Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High - Chapters 5-7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5-7 Summary and Analysis

The day after the confrontation at Central High School, the Governor makes another attempt to halt integration. President Eisenhower refuses to give in and requires Governor Faubus to uphold the law. Ike also sends a telegram to the Governor, saying that he expects the state government's full cooperation as well as the cooperation of other state officials and the National Guard.

Melba tries hard to live life as normal, not allowing the integration to take over and still allows herself to have fantasies about her secret crush. Melba and Grandma India often go to school wrestling matches together and Melba disguises herself so she won't be recognized and harassed.

Integration is suspended for 10 day period at which time the students are not permitted to attend school. Teachers in the community as well as other professionals pitch in to tutor...

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