Ala. governor, John Lewis praise Shuttlesworth

In this June 28, 2007 file photo, civil rights activist the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth departs the Federal Courthouse in Montgomery, Ala. Shuttlesworth, who was hailed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courage and energy, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at teh Birmingham, Ala. hospital. He was 89. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

October 24, 2011 10:24:37 AM PDT
Those who toiled alongside the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth through the beatings and bombings of the civil rights era were among the hundreds gathered Monday to celebrate his legacy in the city he fought to liberate from segregation.