Melba is attacked with burning paper and acid on a day with less military presence than usual at Central.
Melba spends a birthday at home due to racist tension, much to her dismay.
Three white pupils are suspended and Melba's close friend, Minnie Jean Brown, is expelled.
AME churches give Melba and her classmates bibles made for white Christians emblazoned with their names, making them feel like they belonged
Judge Lemley is announced to be preparing to hear a school board's petition
The newspaper in Melba's area report that Melba's mother, Lois, has lost her job due to the Central High School crisis.
Ernie Green is the first African American pupil to graduate from Central High school, receiving his diploma with 4,500 people looking at him.
Melba and the students who had spent time as African American students at Central High school during 1957 and 1958 to receive a Robert S. Abbot award conferred by the Chicago Defender Newspaper.