The Birmingham airport is home to a poignant history wall documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama and paying homage to the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth. The display includes historic photo replications and media kiosk. Whether traveling through Birmingham or traveling to Birmingham, the display provides a succinct message for those interested in learning more about this Civil Rights Activist.
“We have come this far by faith — not by violence. Birmingham is a great city and its future will be much brighter if all of its citizens will not allow themselves to be overcome by tides of frustration nor consumed by fires of hatred.” – Rev. Frederick Lee Shuttlesworth, 1922-2011