He became the first Black mayor of Newbern, Alabama. A white minority locked him out of town hall.

“Everyone in town knows the question, but they all have a different answer. Who is the mayor of Newbern, Alabama?

‘I think Woody Stokes or Pat Braxton,’ he said. ‘I don’t really know which one.’

Todd McGilberry, owner of the Newbern Mercantile, one of the only businesses in town, answered the question Friday afternoon.

He’s not alone.”

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