By Andrew M Manis
From his 1956 founding of the Alabama Christian stream for Human Rights throughout the old demonstrations of 1963, pushed through a feeling of divine project, Shuttlesworth careworn Jim Crow regulations in Birmingham with extensively confrontational acts of braveness. His extensive crusade pitted him opposed to the staunchly segregationist police commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor and finally introduced him to the facet 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 such a lot brave freedom warring parties" demonstrates compellingly that Shuttleworth's model of fiery, outspoken disagreement derived from his prophetic knowing of the pastoral position. Civil rights activism used to be 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