S.Res.289 - A resolution celebrating the life and achievements of Reverend Fred Lee Shuttlesworth and honoring him for his tireless efforts in the fight against segregation and his steadfast commitment to the civil rights of all people.112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: S.Res.289 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Passed Senate without amendment (10/06/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Honors Reverend Fred Lee Shuttlesworth (established the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, helped organize the march from Selma to Montgomery to protest voting discrimination in Alabama, and worked with the Congress of Racial Equality to organize the Freedom Rides) for his efforts in the fight against segregation and commitment to the civil rights of all people.