Interview with Jo Ann Robinson
QUESTION 16
LLEW SMITH:

WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THAT DECISION HAPPENED?

Jo Ann Robinson:

Well, during the entire thirteen months I was a member of that board that constituted half white and black, you know, to mediate, we met weekly, and I don't know the exact moment when the news came through, but we anticipated it anytime, and had expected it much sooner than it came. I was very closely associated with Fred Grey, attorney, and we kept in almost weekly contact to keep me posted so I could keep the Women's Political Council informed. So, where I was, I don't know, but I do know one thing, that we knew it was coming and we knew that it would have to come sooner or later.