Civil Rights Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Nimrod Reynolds
ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — The Rev. Nimrod Q. Reynolds, a civil rights leader from east Alabama, has died. He was 82.
The Anniston Star reported Monday that Reynolds died on Sunday.
Reynolds is remembered for, with the Rev. William B. McClain, being beaten by a mob of whites as the men attempted to enter the Carnegie Library in Anniston in 1963, at the time closed to blacks. McClain returned the next day and checked out a book. Reynolds was confined to bed with injuries from the...