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In this March 14, 2006 file photo, The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth poses inside of the The Greater New Light Baptist Church in Cincinnati.
In a June 17, 1963 file photo, the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, left, of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Atlanta, Ga., and the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth of the Revelation Baptist Church of Cincinnati, Ohio, talk to reporters at the White House in Washington, after a conference with President
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth speaks in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006. The discovery of previously unpublished photos from the height of the civil rights turmoil in Alabama evokes sharp memories for Shuttlesworth, who fought for equality alongside Martin Luther King Jr.
In a May 8, 1963 file photo, civil rights leaders, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., left, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, center, and Rev. Ralph Abernathy hold a news conference in Birmingham, Ala.
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, left, stands with former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman after the first day of the sentencing phase of Siegelman's federal corruption trial, Tuesday, June 26, 2007, in Montgomery, Ala.
In this May 15, 1963 picture shows civil rights leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth holds a news conference in Birmingham, Ala.

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The "Big Three" of the Alabama racial movement are shown getting their heads together in Birmingham, May 10, 1963, just before releasing a statement that an accord had been reached on their grievances. Left to right: Revs. Martin Luther King, Jr., Fred Shuttlesworth, and Ralph Abernathy.
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth prepares his sermon at the Greater New Life Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Sunday, March 19, 2006. Pastor Shuttlesworth is retiring from the Cincinnati church he helped start 40 years ago.