Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth stands beside the ruins of his bombed home. He escaped the blast, which was caused by sixteen sticks of dynamite placed under his bedroom window. He was told by a police officer who belonged to the Klan, “If I were you, I’d get out of town as quick as I could,” to which the Reverend replied,  “I wasn’t saved to run.”

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth stands beside the ruins of his bombed home. He escaped the blast, which was caused by sixteen sticks of dynamite placed under his bedroom window. He was told by a police officer who belonged to the Klan, “If I were you, I’d get out of town as quick as I could,” to which the Reverend replied,  “I wasn’t saved to run.”