Melba Patillo

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    Melba Patillo

  • Brown vs. Board of Education. The Supreme Court that segregation.

    Melba was chosen for central high school.
  • little rock adopted a plan to limit integration

  • NAACP filed to make schools integrate immediately

  • melba was enrolled as a student at Central High.

  • Judge orders integration

  • 101st Airborne Division sent to Little Rock

  • Half of Division went back to Kentucky

  • 101st Division sent back to Kentucky

  • One of the nine black students expelled

  • Melba meets Link

  • Melba's mother is fired from her job

  • Melba attends San Francisco State University