Warriors Don't Cry Study Guide

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Warriors Don't Cry Study Guide

Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals is a firsthand account of the 1957 integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The book explores not only the power of racism, but also such ideas as justice, identity, loyalty, and choice. This study guide encourages students to think about the following central questions:

  • What can we do alone and with others to confront racism?
  • How can we as individuals and as citizens make a positive difference in our school, community, and nation?

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