Rollins, J. Metz (Joseph Metz), 1926-
Reverend Rollins served with the National Committee of Black Churchmen and the Nashville Christian Leadership Council during the civil rights movement in Nashville. His leadership and organization efforts contributed to the success of desegregation across the South. Under the direction of Reverend Joseph Metz Rollins, movement participants "called for an end to discriminatory practices in Nashville."
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights (Nashville Public Library)