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#5056 Richard Allen, Black Heritage, Preacher, Activist, and Civic Leader

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Issued: Feb 2, 2016. The Richard Allen issue coincided with the 200th anniversary of the founding of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. After purchasing his freedom from slavery, Allen became a minister. In 1794, he founded the Bethel Church in Philadelphia, PA; however, it was controlled by white church leaders. In 1816, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, declared that the church could be independent of the white leaders and it became the AME Church. (APS)

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