By Andrew M Manis
From his 1956 founding of the Alabama Christian flow for Human Rights during the historical demonstrations of 1963, pushed via a feeling of divine venture, Shuttlesworth stressed Jim Crow regulations in Birmingham with noticeably confrontational acts of braveness. His in depth crusade pitted him opposed to the staunchly segregationist police commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor and finally introduced him to the aspect of Martin Luther King Jr. and to the interior chambers of the Kennedy White House.
First released in 1999, Andrew Manis's award-winning biography of "one of the nation's such a lot brave freedom warring parties" 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 function 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