Melba Pattillo Beals


Early Years

Melba Patillo Beals was born on December 7, 1941 in Little Rock. She went to a segregated school. She went to Central High school. She grew in Little Rock. Melba went to Columbia University.Her mom and dad got divorced at 7 years old.Her mom was a english teacher named Dr.Louis Pattillo.Her father worked for Missouri Railroad.After a long year of on the railroad he had to become a soldier.she skipped per-k ,kindergarten,1st grade,3rd grade.

Journalist/little Rock Nine

Melba is a journalist. She joined the Little Rock Nine as a journalist. She integrated schools in Arkansas. She joined forces with the Greensboro Four. They integrated a school with help of the army. Melba was a successful journalist .Before her years in the Little Rock Nine.Her job was not a journalist.

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what year was she born/date

she was born on december 7 1941

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Her family friends that helped her in school segration.