By Andrew M Manis
From his 1956 founding of the Alabama Christian flow for Human Rights during the ancient demonstrations of 1963, pushed by way of a feeling of divine project, Shuttlesworth stressed Jim Crow regulations in Birmingham with substantially confrontational acts of braveness. His extensive crusade pitted him opposed to the staunchly segregationist police commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor and eventually introduced him to the aspect of Martin Luther King Jr. and to the internal chambers of the Kennedy White House.
First released in 1999, Andrew Manis's award-winning biography of "one of the nation's so much brave freedom combatants" demonstrates compellingly that Shuttleworth's model of fiery, outspoken war of words derived from his prophetic knowing of the pastoral position. Civil rights activism used to be tantamount to salvation in his realizing of the position of Christian minister.
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A Fire You Can't Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth (Religion & American Culture) by Andrew M Manis