Shuttlesworth added to famed city hall gallery

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to place Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth into the "gallery of distinguished citizens" at city hall.

The gallery is a hall of fame of citizens in Birmingham, nominated by the city council. Each member is honored by a bronze plaque hanging in the lobby of the 2nd floor of city hall.

Shuttlesworth's wife, Sephira, was on hand at Tuesday's council meeting to speak on behalf of her husband.