Jimmy Rop

Student Historian

Jimmy Rop was born and raised in a Christian and African traditionalist home in Eldoret, Kenya.  Following primary school, he attended St. Patrick’s High School in Iten, Kenya.   He arrived in the United States and is now a senior at Berea College, majoring in Physics and Computer science.   He hopes to study software engineering in graduate school. 

Fred Shuttlesworth (1922-2011)

Image Courtesy of the Library of Congress Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth was born on March 18, 1922 in Mount Meigs, Alabama to Vetta Green and Alberta Robinson.  However, his mother and stepfather, William Nathan Shuttlesworth, a farmer in Oxmore, Alabama raised Fred Shuttlesworth.  Shuttlesworth attended Oxmore … Read MoreFred Shuttlesworth (1922-2011)