Afro History Today in Afro History ! African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded in New York in 1821 ! written by Marc Alexander March 14, 2019 By AgnosticPreachersKid at en.wikipedia John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church located in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington D.C. Est. 1847 Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Author/Activist, Booker T. Washington passes away in 1915.Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 !Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Author, Frederick Douglas passes away in 1895.Today in Afro History ! Washington D.C. abolishes slavery in 1862 ! ( The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act).Today in Afro History ! Gwendolyn Brooks receives Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950 !Today in Afro History ! Freedom rides begin in 1961 ! The First of the freedom riders left from Washington D.C. ! Today in Afro History ! African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded in New York in 1821 ! was last modified: February 28th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Stephen Curry ! Music Producer, Quincy Jones ! NBA Player, Larry Johnson ! MLB player, Kirby Puckett ! NBA player, Anthony Bennett ! Actress, Elise Neal ! Actress, Penny Johnson Jerold ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Sly Stone ! NFL head coach, Mike Tomlin ! NBA player, Jabari Parker ! NFL player, Tavon Austin ! You may also like Blanked by COY voters, Celtics’ Stevens unfazed May 10, 2018 Books, rap, performing, volunteering, brevity, music April 27, 2018 DJ Jazzy Jeff July 27, 2018 Calif. EBT Cards To Be Disabled Sunday... June 23, 2018 Store manager killed in California shootout July 22, 2018 Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko dead at 90 July 7, 2018 Jackson throws under center but skips 40... March 29, 2018 Family Of Slain Trader Joe’s Manager Issues... July 27, 2018 San Jose Music in the Park announces... May 1, 2018 D-Wade makes surprise visit to Douglas HS March 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.