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Fred Shuttlesworth, born Fred Lee Robinson, was born on March 18, 1922, in Mount Meigs, Alabama.
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, civil rights icon and co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died Wednesday at 82 years old.
The legacies of Derrick Bell, Steve Jobs and Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth are memorialized through the words of others.
Birmingham Mayor William Bell discusses growing up in the segregated South.
If you’ve wept for Steve Jobs via Twitter or your blog and have yet to mention Fred Shuttlesworth at all, perhaps it’s time to ask yourself which man really changed your world the most.
On Sept. 15, 1963, four Black girls, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair, were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, after a member of the Ku Klux Klan detonated a bomb.
The House of Representatives voted to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the girls killed in the 1963 church bombing, reminding us that terrorism is nothing new.
Unemployment spreads, Apple founder Steve Jobs, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and Professor Derrick Bell pass away and more of the week’s top stories in Black America.
The legal and social barriers that barred Black people from schools and jobs in Birmingham, Alabama, fell long ago, but economic disparity persists.
Thousands flock to the Memorial Mall in Washington, D.C.