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Provided free transportation to slaves who wanted to return to Africa.Carried 38 in 1815.
Image provided by Herbert Clark.
Teacher of Ex-slaves and Author.
Co-founder of the Methodist Episcopal Church after he and Absalom Jones were denied the right to pray beside whites in church in 1816.
Co-founder of African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Founded the first Masonic Lodge for Afro-Americans in U. S.