Interview with William Bradford Huie
QUESTION 33
INTERVIEWER:

BUT, BLACK MONDAY, UH, IT WAS A MOUNTAIN IN THE WHITE SOUTH?

William Bradford Huie:

Oh yes, and of course I suppose we're the only people who refer to it that way. The Supreme Court decision was in a May, on a Monday in May and so it quickly became Black Monday; there's one old jurist from Mississippi who wrote a little book called "Black Monday." And so yes… I, it would never occur to me to refer to anything else and it would never—I assume and everybody knows that Black Monday in the South means the Monday the segregation decision was handed down in 1954, May 1954 by the Supreme Court of the United States.