I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire

I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire

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Overview

Melba Pattillo Beals is a recipient of this country's highest honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, for her role, as a fifteen-year-old, in the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. A retired university professor with a doctorate in International Multicultural Education, she is a former KQED television broadcaster, NBC television news reporter, ABC radio talk show host, and writer for various magazines, including Family Circle and People. Beals's Warriors Don't Cry has been in print for more than twenty years, has sold more than one million copies, and was the winner of the American Library Association Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and the American Booksellers' Association Award. She lives in San Francisco and is the mother of three adult children.


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ISBN-13: 9781493413836
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Melba Pattillo Beals is a recipient of this country's highest honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, for her role, as a 15-year-old, in the integration of Central High school in Little Rock, Arkansas. A retired university professor with a doctorate in International Multicultural Education, she is a former KQED television broadcaster, NBC television news reporter, ABC radio talk show host, and writer for various magazines, including Family Circle and People. Beals's Warriors Don't Cry has been in print for more than 20 years, has sold more than 1 million copies, and was the winner of the American Library Association Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and the American Booksellers' Association Award. She lives in San Francisco and is the mother of three adult children.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Acknowledgments 13

Introduction 15

1 An Angel with a Broom 19

2 Walking through the Valley 27

3 Angels in Combat Boots 39

4 Through Trials and Tribulations 49

5 Finding My Inner Warrior 59

6 Keeping My Faith in My Darkest Hour 65

7 God Is Everywhere, Especially in California 79

8 I Didn't Expect It to Happen This Way 89

9 Single Parenthood 105

10 Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Dreams 113

11 God Grants Dreams Bigger Than You Imagine 117

12 Turning the Other Cheek 125

13 God Is My Employer 133

14 Serving Others and Serving God 143

15 God Meets Our Needs in Unexpected Ways 147

16 Age Is Just a Number 155

17 God Is as Close to You as Your Skin 161

18 Our Nightmare Dream House 167

19 Terror Times Two 181

20 Where There Is Faith, There Is Hope, Forgiveness, an Gratitude 191

Epilogue 197

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