On Tueday September, 24, people of the Office of the President of the United States told Melba and her grandmother that Melba should go back to Central High. The next day at Central High, there were troops of the 101st near the school. Melba's mother was praying to God , that Melba will be okay, Melba also was sad because she didn't say goodbye to her mother. The soldiers escorted her into Little Rock Central High School. Danny was a soldier that was Melba's bodyguard at Central High.
When Melba entered Central High with Danny on Wensday September, 25, she was treated very badly by white students. The white students told Mebla the "N" word