Roberts was a junior in high school, like Melba, when he joined the Little Rock Nine. She describes him as tall and thin and “a friend since first grade.” Roberts was humorous and incisive. Melba recalls loving the way in which, at their old school, he always hummed “a cheerful tune when he wasn’t talking.” At Central, Melba notices that he has become “nervous” and “not as cheerful.”
Terrence Roberts Character Timeline in Warriors Don’t Cry
The timeline below shows where the character Terrence Roberts appears in Warriors Don’t Cry. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The other students include Ernest Green, the eldest, Terrence Roberts , Jefferson Thomas, Elizabeth Eckford, Thelma Mothershed, Melba’s “special friend” Minnijean Brown, Carlotta Walls, and... (full context)