Copeland, John L. (John Lee), 1917-1987
Nashville, Tennessee Baptist minister and NCLC activist, Copeland rode a Greyhound bus from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi as part of a May 24, 1961 Freedom Ride. He was arrested the following day in Jackson for his involvement.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)