Fred Shuttlesworth Biography

Frederick Lee Robinson was a U.S. civil rights activist who 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. He returned to Birmingham after his retirement in 2007. He helped Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement, and was given an acceptance award to visit Dr. King any time during the movement.

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport was named in his honor in 2008. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Fred Shuttlesworth
Full Name:
Frederick Lee Robinson
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Pastor
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
March 18, 1922
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Date of Death:
October 5, 2011
Age at Death:
89
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