Book Analysis: Warriors Don T Cry

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The Past will Change The Future

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” - George Santayana. If people don’t learn about their history, they could be forced to relive all of the negative things the United States went through, instead of moving forward to more successful times. That is why it is imperative that schools keep the book Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals, in student’s curriculum, because it is still very relevant, and citizens must be educated about the struggles previous generations went through so that the world will change for the better, if we don’t their time will have been all a waste. Over the course of the novel, the author goes into depth about her struggles as a teenage
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This book should belong in high school curriculum because it shows a part of history that is unforgettable. Melba and the 8 other students had to endure torture at Central High School in Little Rock, and many other people had to die for this cause, so they can’t die in vain. If Americans don’t become more understanding and tolerating, reading this would be a waste of time, and it will happen again. Segregation and racism is not only against African Americans because it has happened to Jews and with many other races. It is happening in the Middle East to Catholics, and women in other countries can’t even go to school. So people have to know what happened in the past so it doesn’t happen again. The book Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Beals has to stay in the curriculum for schools because it is relevant even today and also it shows a part of American history that doesn’t need to be repeated. Integration was not easy for anyone, and people died so that it could happen. If the book is taken out of classes, people should read it anyway so that that the world can be free of racism and everyone can be equal no matter what race or skin