1954 “BLACK MONDAY” (school desegregation) MISSISSIPPI CITIZENS’ COUNCIL BROCHURE

Racism, Segregation

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1954 “Black Monday” brochure is the printed version of a speech by Judge Tom P. Brady (of the Fourteenth Circuit Court District Brookhaven, Miss) denouncing the 1954 Landmark Brown vs. Board of Education desegregation decision.  This brochure was published by the Mississippi Citizens’ Council.  Note the quote, “We do know the negro has, in certain instances, elliptical blood cells, which cause disease.  We do know that his skull is one-eighth inch thicker…”