By Andrew M Manis
From his 1956 founding of the Alabama Christian move for Human Rights during the ancient demonstrations of 1963, pushed by means of a feeling of divine venture, Shuttlesworth harassed Jim Crow regulations in Birmingham with appreciably confrontational acts of braveness. His in depth 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 interior 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 disagreement derived from his prophetic figuring out of the pastoral position. Civil rights activism was once tantamount to salvation in his figuring out 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