West TN Civil Rights Leader Dies
GRENADA, Miss. – A West Tennessee civil rights leader died in Mississippi, Monday.
According to the Jackson branch of the NAACP, Dr. Ernest Brooks, Sr. was found dead in Grenada, Mississippi. Dr. Brooks was found slumped over the wheel of his car at a service station. No foul play is suspected.
Local NAACP branch President Harrell Carter said Dr. Brooks was in Mississippi visiting his wife and was headed back to Jackson when he was found.