MGA Professor Hopes to Turn Civil Rights Book Into Movie

Author: Telegraph
Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 12:12 PM
Categories: Faculty/Staff | College of Arts and Sciences | In the News

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Manis has already told the story of Shuttlesworth to great acclaim with his 1999 biography, “A Fire You Can’t Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham’s Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.” The book earned many accolades, including the 2000 Lillian Smith Book Award, the 2001 James F. Sulzby Prize from the Alabama Historical Association, and the 1999 James McMillan Award.