Fred Shuttlesworth

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth Full Name: Fred Shuttlesworth [Frederick Lee Robinson]
Nationality: American

Profession: Civil Rights Activist
Why Famous: Led the fight against segregation and other forms of racism as a minister in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, initiated and was instrumental in the 1963 Birmingham Campaign, and continued to work against racism and for alleviation of the problems of the homeless in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he took up a pastorate in 1961.

Born: March 18, 1922
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Meigs, Alabama, USA

Died: October 5, 2011 (aged 89)

Historical Events in the Life of Fred Shuttlesworth

  • 2006-03-19 On the weekend of his 84th birthday, Fred Shuttlesworth gives his final sermon in front of 300 people at the Greater New Light Baptist Church

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