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|Popular As||Melba Patillo Beals|
|Age||79 years old|
|Born||December 7, 1941 (Little Rock, AR)|
|Town/City||Little Rock, AR|
Melba Patillo Beals’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Melba Patillo Beals was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
American author and Journalist who was a member of the Little Rock Nine, the first group of students who integrated Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas.
She enrolled in Central High in 1957, where she faced much hostility and eventually had to change schools when Central High shut down for two years.
She published two books about her experience, Warriors Don't Cry and White is a State of Mind.
She married John Beals, with whom she had two sons and one daughter.
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent in the 101st airborne to protect her and the other students from protestors at the high school.