Richard Allen Founds Free African Society in Philadelphia to Help Fugitive Slaves

Richard Allen Founds Free African Society in Philadelphia to Help Fugitive Slaves

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Richard Allen, the first black American ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church, founds the Free African Society in Philadelphia.

A nondenominational organization, the Free African Society exists to help fugitive slaves and new residents in Philadelphia.

 

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