Afro History Today in Afro History ! African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded in New York in 1821 ! written by Marc Alexander March 14, 2020 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, 2020 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 World Family Doctor Day May 17, 2015 One woman killed, another missing as storms... July 25, 2018 Rozier, ex-Warriors 1st-round pick, dies at 45 July 7, 2018 The Dish: Seattle chef Edouardo Jordan July 28, 2018 San Francisco Woman Shot Dead In Mexico... July 11, 2018 Mechanically speaking, Eagles’ Carson Wentz still a... June 13, 2017 New York City Restaurant Week Begins July 23, 2018 Taxes, Infrastructure, Drug Laws Among Subjects Of... September 18, 2017 Thailand Cave Rescue: Time, Oxygen Running Out July 7, 2018 Best nickname in every NFL locker room:... July 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.