Encouraging and inspiring, Beals's story offers readers hope that faith is the solution to the pervasive hopelessness of our current culture. She shows how the deep faith we develop during our most difficult moments is the kind of faith that can change our families, our communities, and even the world. In 1957, melba beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, being threatened with lynching by rope-carrying tormentors, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled shotgun, and learning how to outrun white supremacists who were ready to kill her rather than sit beside her in a classroom. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there.
Only her faith in god sustained her during her darkest days and helped her become a civil rights warrior, an NBC television news reporter, a magazine writer, a wife, a professor, and a mother. In i will not fear, oppression, and persecution, Beals takes readers on an unforgettable journey through terror, highlighting the kind of faith needed to survive in a world full of heartbreak and anger.
March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine
. Why couldn’t she drink from a "whites only" fountain? Why couldn’t she feel safe beyond home—or even within the walls of church? Adults all told her: Hold your tongue. But beals had the heart of a fighter—and the knowledge that her true place was a free one. Combined with emotive drawings and photos, a best-selling author, and the recipient of this country’s highest recognition, an acclaimed journalist, this memoir paints a vivid picture of Beals’ powerful early journey on the road to becoming a champion for equal rights, the Congressional Gold Medal.
Know your place. Long before she was one of the Little Rock Nine, Melba Pattillo Beals was a warrior. From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes an ardent and profound childhood memoir of growing up while facing adversity in the Jim Crow South.
Be patient. Frustrated by the laws that kept African-Americans separate but very much unequal to whites, she had questions.
Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
Throughout her harrowing ordeal, threatened by a lynch mob's rope, attacked with lighted sticks of dynamite, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, and injured by acid sprayed in her eyes. Simon Pulse. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm.
Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. An unexpected hero. But through it all, she acted with dignity and courage, and refused to back down. This is her remarkable story. In 1957, melba Pattillo turned sixteen. An innocent teenager. Board of education, melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School.
Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
But through it all, she acted with dignity and courage, and refused to back down. Civil Rights Firestorm. In 1957, melba pattillo beals and eight other teenagers became iconic symbols for the civil rights movement and the dismantling of Jim Crow in the American South as they integrated Little Rock’s Central High School in the wake of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, well before Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speech, Brown v.
Simon Pulse. Board of Education. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob's rope, attacked with lighted sticks of dynamite, and injured by acid sprayed in her eyes.
The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography
Simon Pulse. Though the forty-fifth president is far from the perfect vessel—he has been married three times—his supporters argue that Donald Trump may be just what America needs. Trump was raised as a Presbyterian and has praised both Christianity and the primacy of the Bible. In this deeply reported book, david brody and scott lamb draw on unparalleled access to the White House to explain President Trump’s connection to the Christian faith, the evangelical right, the prosperity gospel, and the pressing moral and ethical issues of our day.
In part, the authors argue, president trump won over evangelicals not by pandering to them, but by supporting them and all their most important issues without pretending to be something he’s not. Based on extensive inside sources, including exclusive interviews with the President and Vice President, The Faith of Donald J.
This book reveals how he has surrounded himself with believers who think he is the one guiding figure who can return us to the traditional values—hard work, respect, duty, and faith—that have long been the foundation of American life, discipline, and truly make America great again in all ways. Civil Rights Firestorm.
Trump and his advisors. Donald J. In the oval office, he has surrounded himself with close advisors who share his deep faith. Trump explores his rarely discussed, but deeply important, religious beliefs and relationships with leading Evangelicals.
Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me about What's Worth Fighting For
Michele spent over a decade in the agency―a woman leading some of the most highly skilled operatives on the planet, secretly serving in some of the most treacherous areas of the Middle East, and at risk as a target for ISIS. Recruiters seek out potential agents who can keep a secret yet pull classified information out of others; who love their country but are willing to leave it behind for dangerous places; who live double lives, but can be trusted with some of the nation’s most highly sensitive tasks.
Michele rigby Assad was one of those people. As a cia agent and a counterterrorism expert, Michele soon found that working undercover was an all-encompassing job. The threats were real; the assignments perilous. A real-life, can’t-put-down spy memoir. The cia is looking for walking contradictions. But deep inside, michele wondered: could she really do this job? had she misunderstood what she thought was God’s calling on her life? Did she have what it would take to survive?The answer came when Michele faced her ultimate mission, one with others’ lives on the line―and it turned out to have been the plan for her all along.
Simon Pulse. In breaking cover, michele has at last been cleared to drop cover and tell her story: one of life-or-death stakes; of defeating incredible odds; and most of all, of discovering a faith greater than all her fears. Civil Rights Firestorm.
White Like Her: My Family’s Story of Race and Racial Passing
In coming to terms with her decision to publicly out her mother, Gail changed how she looks at race and heritage. White like her: my family’s story of race and racial passing is the story of Gail Lukasik’s mother’s “passing, ” Gail’s struggle with the shame of her mother’s choice, and her subsequent journey of self-discovery and redemption.
Civil Rights Firestorm. With a foreword written by kenyatta Berry, host of PBS's Genealogy Roadshow, this unique and fascinating story of coming to terms with oneself breaks down barriers. Haunted by her mother’s fear and shame, Gail embarks on a quest to uncover her mother’s racial lineage, tracing her family back to eighteenth-century colonial Louisiana.
Simon Pulse. In the historical context of the jim crow south, how she hid her secret even from her own husband, Gail explores her mother’s decision to pass, and the price she paid for choosing whiteness.
Finish First: Winning Changes Everything
Most of us feel we were made for something more, but we’re often afraid to allow ourselves to be competitive because we think our finishing first might somehow rob others of their chance to shine. Civil Rights Firestorm. We’ve bought into the belief that it is unfair to participants to rank performance.
This book encourages the hidden potential, business, to come out—which eventually brings our family, career, the champion within all of us, marriage, and the world around us the greatest possible good. But it seems competition has gotten a bad rap these days. Yet competition is in fact a good thing because it’s about working toward excellence.
Finish first is a wake-up call for business leaders, spouses, parents, entrepreneurs, and even students to stop settling for mediocre and begin to revitalize their intrinsic will to achieve excellence and go for the win. Go for the win! achieve excellence and be better than you’ve ever been!In his years as a professional ice-skater, Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton learned to embrace the mind-set of working hard to “beat” the competition.
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White Is a State of Mind
22, 000 first printing. Civil Rights Firestorm. The author of the critically acclaimed warriors don't Cry continues her story about what happened after the integration of the Little Rock schools and describes her long but rewarding journey toward compassion and forgiveness, joyous marriage, a successful career, and new approach to life.
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The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi: My Journey into the Heart of Scriptural Faith and the Land Where It All Began
An instant new york times bestseller! as a lifelong student of Scripture, Kathie Lee Gifford has always desired a deeper understanding of God’s Word and a deeper knowledge of God Himself. Simon Pulse. Jason’s insight into the Hebrew language, culture, and heritage will open your eyes to the Bible like never before.
Come! begin your journey toward a deeper faith through The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi. Civil Rights Firestorm. But it wasn’t until she began studying the biblical texts in their original Hebrew and Greek—along with actually hiking the ancient paths of Israel—that she found the fulfillment of those desires.
Now you can walk with kathie on a journey through the spiritual foundations of her faith:The Rock Jesus Christ: Hear directly from Kathie about her life-changing and ever-deepening connection with Jesus, the Lover of her soul. The road israel: explore dozens of ancient landmarks and historical sites from Israel, the promised land of God’s covenant.
The rabbi god’s word: go beyond a “sunday school” approach to the Bible by digging into the original languages and deeper meanings of the Holy Scriptures. As you journey through the rock, the road, and The Rabbi, you’ll also find additional content from Messianic Rabbi Jason Sobel throughout the book.