Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
News Archive: 10/2011
Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Iconic Civil Rights Leader from Birmingham, died Wednesday
October 05, 2011
Once refered to by Dr. King as "the most courageous civil rights fighter in the South," Fred Lee Shuttlesworth put his life on the line time and time again as he fought against Jim Crow. He died this morning at 89.