Rest in peace (or rather, dance in heaven), Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth: NPR obituary.
The death of Steve Jobs, also on Wednesday, was a loss; he was a visionary and his company makes beautiful, functional tools. But Fred Shuttlesworth? He was a hero, speaking truth to power in the face of overwhelming brutality. We as a society should know the names of more of these men who stood with King and played their own vitally important leadership roles.