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Fred      Shuttlesworth      Fool for ChristSunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
At a January event at the                          Carter Center - Andrew                         Young said Shuttlesworth...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Andrew Manis writes about                           the fire and passion of                             Fred ShuttlesworthS...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Shuttlesworth built his                          reputation as a fiery                         preacher in AlabamaSunday, F...
Shuttlesworth built his                          reputation as a fiery                         preacher in AlabamaSunday, F...
Shuttlesworth built his                            reputation as a fiery                           preacher in Alabama     ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
The NAACP was banned                         in Alabama. Shuttlesworth                               started his own      ...
The NAACP was banned                         in Alabama. Shuttlesworth                               started his own      ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Shuttlesworth and his family            paid a tremendous price. His             home was bombed several            times ...
Shuttlesworth emerged           unscathed....convincing          him and his congregation          that he was on a missio...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Birmingham was called the                           most segregated city in                              America in 1963Su...
Jim Crow was alive and                                  wellSunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Bull Connor - police                             commissioner in                         Birmingham - was a lame          ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
MLK and Shuttlesworth                               had an uneven                         relationship. Despite their     ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
The Civil Rights movement                          was stalled. The recent                         Albany campaign was not...
Project CSunday, February 3, 13
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtownSunday, February 3, 13
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtown           2. Adoption of fair hiring practicesSunday, February 3, 13
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtown           2. Adoption of fair hiring practices           3. All charges f...
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtown           2. Adoption of fair hiring practices           3. All charges f...
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtown           2. Adoption of fair hiring practices           3. All charges f...
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtown           2. Adoption of fair hiring practices           3. All charges f...
Project C           1. Desegregation of downtown           2. Adoption of fair hiring practices           3. All charges f...
The initial demonstrators                         were adult churchgoers.Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Shuttlesworth and King                          needed more protestors.                                They turned,       ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Children were arrested by                         the hundreds, and put into                             jails or locked i...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Billy Graham called on                         MLK to "put a brakes on                              the campaign."        ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Bull Connor was desperate.  He put attack dogs on the       demonstrators.   Images like this one were    seen across the ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Shuttlesworth managed                         the troops at the ground                          level. Manis calls him a  ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
The images continued to              horrify the nation.Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Shuttlesworth and the                           SCLC kept up the                          pressure with press             ...
Shuttlesworth himself was                           hit by water cannons,                         breaking ribs and puttin...
Sunday, February 3, 13
With Shuttlesworth in the          hospital, the SCLC called           off the demonstrations.            The results were...
With Shuttlesworth in the          hospital, the SCLC called           off the demonstrations.            The results were...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Tragedies in Birmingham                           continued. The bombing of                         Sixteenth Street Bapti...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
But Birmingham was a                           turning point. If the city                         didnt immediately change...
"The events in Birmingham and                           elsewhere have so increased                         the cries for ...
President Kennedy cited                                        Birmingham as a key                                        ...
Birmingham came to                         recognize Shuttlesworth,                           with statues and even       ...
Shuttlesworth is one of the                         legends of the Civil Rights                                 movement.S...
Senator Obama pushed an                          ailing Shuttlesworth over                         the Edmund Pettus bridg...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Sunday, February 3, 13
Shuttlesworth died the                         same day as Steve Jobs.                         Shuttlesworths death was   ...
Sunday, February 3, 13
Andrew Manis describes the                         concept of "fiery glad" - compared                         to "fiery mad....
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  1. 1. Fred Shuttlesworth Fool for ChristSunday, February 3, 13
  2. 2. Sunday, February 3, 13
  3. 3. At a January event at the Carter Center - Andrew Young said Shuttlesworth was a Fool for ChristSunday, February 3, 13
  4. 4. Sunday, February 3, 13
  5. 5. Andrew Manis writes about the fire and passion of Fred ShuttlesworthSunday, February 3, 13
  6. 6. Sunday, February 3, 13
  7. 7. Sunday, February 3, 13
  8. 8. Shuttlesworth built his reputation as a fiery preacher in AlabamaSunday, February 3, 13
  9. 9. Shuttlesworth built his reputation as a fiery preacher in AlabamaSunday, February 3, 13
  10. 10. Shuttlesworth built his reputation as a fiery preacher in Alabama He also got involved with the Freedom Riders and other Civil Rights activitiesSunday, February 3, 13
  11. 11. Sunday, February 3, 13
  12. 12. The NAACP was banned in Alabama. Shuttlesworth started his own organization, the Alabama Christian Movement for Human RightsSunday, February 3, 13
  13. 13. The NAACP was banned in Alabama. Shuttlesworth started his own organization, the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights The ACMHR started boycotts, like those that were successful in Montgomery in 1956Sunday, February 3, 13
  14. 14. Sunday, February 3, 13
  15. 15. Sunday, February 3, 13
  16. 16. Shuttlesworth and his family paid a tremendous price. His home was bombed several times - once on Christmas in 1956Sunday, February 3, 13
  17. 17. Shuttlesworth emerged unscathed....convincing him and his congregation that he was on a mission ordained by God Shuttlesworth and his family paid a tremendous price. His home was bombed several times - once on Christmas in 1956Sunday, February 3, 13
  18. 18. Sunday, February 3, 13
  19. 19. Sunday, February 3, 13
  20. 20. Sunday, February 3, 13
  21. 21. Sunday, February 3, 13
  22. 22. Sunday, February 3, 13
  23. 23. Birmingham was called the most segregated city in America in 1963Sunday, February 3, 13
  24. 24. Jim Crow was alive and wellSunday, February 3, 13
  25. 25. Sunday, February 3, 13
  26. 26. Bull Connor - police commissioner in Birmingham - was a lame duck, accountable to no one. He was willing to do whatever it took to hold onto segregation.Sunday, February 3, 13
  27. 27. Sunday, February 3, 13
  28. 28. MLK and Shuttlesworth had an uneven relationship. Despite their differences, there was always mutual respect.Sunday, February 3, 13
  29. 29. Sunday, February 3, 13
  30. 30. The Civil Rights movement was stalled. The recent Albany campaign was not a success.Sunday, February 3, 13
  31. 31. Project CSunday, February 3, 13
  32. 32. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtownSunday, February 3, 13
  33. 33. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtown 2. Adoption of fair hiring practicesSunday, February 3, 13
  34. 34. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtown 2. Adoption of fair hiring practices 3. All charges from previous protests will be dismissedSunday, February 3, 13
  35. 35. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtown 2. Adoption of fair hiring practices 3. All charges from previous protests will be dismissed 4. Equal employment opportunity in city governmentSunday, February 3, 13
  36. 36. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtown 2. Adoption of fair hiring practices 3. All charges from previous protests will be dismissed 4. Equal employment opportunity in city government 5. Reopen on a desegregated all closed recreational facilitiesSunday, February 3, 13
  37. 37. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtown 2. Adoption of fair hiring practices 3. All charges from previous protests will be dismissed 4. Equal employment opportunity in city government 5. Reopen on a desegregated all closed recreational facilities 6. Establishment of a bi-racial committee to pursue further desegregation.Sunday, February 3, 13
  38. 38. Project C 1. Desegregation of downtown 2. Adoption of fair hiring practices 3. All charges from previous protests will be Project C- for dismissed Confrontation - was 4. Equal employment opportunity in city instituted by King, the SCLC and the government ACMHR to change 5. Reopen on a desegregated all closed Birmingham. recreational facilities 6. Establishment of a bi-racial committee to pursue further desegregation.Sunday, February 3, 13
  39. 39. The initial demonstrators were adult churchgoers.Sunday, February 3, 13
  40. 40. Sunday, February 3, 13
  41. 41. Shuttlesworth and King needed more protestors. They turned, controversially, to children.Sunday, February 3, 13
  42. 42. Sunday, February 3, 13
  43. 43. Children were arrested by the hundreds, and put into jails or locked into gymnasiums.Sunday, February 3, 13
  44. 44. Sunday, February 3, 13
  45. 45. Billy Graham called on MLK to "put a brakes on the campaign." Shuttlesworth angrily refused.Sunday, February 3, 13
  46. 46. Sunday, February 3, 13
  47. 47. Bull Connor was desperate. He put attack dogs on the demonstrators. Images like this one were seen across the globe.Sunday, February 3, 13
  48. 48. Sunday, February 3, 13
  49. 49. Shuttlesworth managed the troops at the ground level. Manis calls him a "Patton to MLKs Eisenhower."Sunday, February 3, 13
  50. 50. Sunday, February 3, 13
  51. 51. The images continued to horrify the nation.Sunday, February 3, 13
  52. 52. Sunday, February 3, 13
  53. 53. Sunday, February 3, 13
  54. 54. Sunday, February 3, 13
  55. 55. Shuttlesworth and the SCLC kept up the pressure with press conferences.Sunday, February 3, 13
  56. 56. Shuttlesworth himself was hit by water cannons, breaking ribs and putting him into the hospital.Sunday, February 3, 13
  57. 57. Sunday, February 3, 13
  58. 58. With Shuttlesworth in the hospital, the SCLC called off the demonstrations. The results were not immediately seen as a success.Sunday, February 3, 13
  59. 59. With Shuttlesworth in the hospital, the SCLC called off the demonstrations. The results were not immediately seen as a success. Shuttlesworth was furious...convinced the demonstrations ended too soon.Sunday, February 3, 13
  60. 60. Sunday, February 3, 13
  61. 61. Tragedies in Birmingham continued. The bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was a few months later.Sunday, February 3, 13
  62. 62. Sunday, February 3, 13
  63. 63. Sunday, February 3, 13
  64. 64. Sunday, February 3, 13
  65. 65. Sunday, February 3, 13
  66. 66. Sunday, February 3, 13
  67. 67. Sunday, February 3, 13
  68. 68. Sunday, February 3, 13
  69. 69. But Birmingham was a turning point. If the city didnt immediately change, the country would never be the same.Sunday, February 3, 13
  70. 70. "The events in Birmingham and elsewhere have so increased the cries for equality that no city or State or legislative body can prudently choose to ignore them."Sunday, February 3, 13
  71. 71. President Kennedy cited Birmingham as a key accelerator to what became the Civil Rights Act of 1964. "The events in Birmingham and elsewhere have so increased the cries for equality that no city or State or legislative body can prudently choose to ignore them."Sunday, February 3, 13
  72. 72. Birmingham came to recognize Shuttlesworth, with statues and even naming the airport in his honor.Sunday, February 3, 13
  73. 73. Shuttlesworth is one of the legends of the Civil Rights movement.Sunday, February 3, 13
  74. 74. Senator Obama pushed an ailing Shuttlesworth over the Edmund Pettus bridge in 2008.Sunday, February 3, 13
  75. 75. Sunday, February 3, 13
  76. 76. Sunday, February 3, 13
  77. 77. Shuttlesworth died the same day as Steve Jobs. Shuttlesworths death was perhaps underreported that day.Sunday, February 3, 13
  78. 78. Sunday, February 3, 13
  79. 79. Andrew Manis describes the concept of "fiery glad" - compared to "fiery mad." This approach looks disappointment, despair and death in the face...and declares that beyond all these, there is hope. Fred Shuttlesworth was "fiery glad".Sunday, February 3, 13

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