Rollin Russell

Rev. Dr. Rollin O. Russell is a retired pastor and teacher, living in Asheville, NC. He holds graduate degrees from Vanderbilt University and has pastored churches in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Texas. He served as Conference Minister of the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ, leading congregations in North Carolina and Virginia, then served on the faculty of Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.


America needs a President who is trustworthy and accountable. Unity will be elusive until that is the case.

Let’s Get Real

The Governor and Attorney General of Virginia have confessed to wearing black face as young men in the 1980’s and are now being pilloried for it.  They grew up in Virginia, went to Virginia schools, and though many Virginians and other Anglo Southerners have conveniently forgotten all about it, that behavior would not have been at all remarkable in their communities, schools or social circles at that time.

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