A longtime advocate of civil rights has passed away. Reverend Reginald Johnson died Thursday at a local hospital. Bishop Rufus Hayes, who worked with Johnson to get more African-American cashiers at a white-owned grocery store, says he misses his longtime friend already. The 92-year-old Johnson was the pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church. Reginald Johnson and his brother William frequently appeared before local school boards to speak up for black teachers.
Civil Rights Leader And Pastor Reginald Johnson Has Died