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Free African Union Society and African Benevolent Society Records, 1787 – 1824


Building the Beloved Community:
A History of the Black Church in Rhode Island

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Pastor Henry N. Jeter's Twenty-five Years Experience
with the Shiloh Baptist Church and Her History.
Corner School and Mary Streets, Newport, R. I.

America's Most Populated African Burial Ground

God's Little Acre, Newport

Jailed For Preaching

by Cato Pearce

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"Negro Churches in

Rhode Island

Exhibit panels (4 of the 7) for Do Lord.

"Do Lord Remember Me" at Roger Williams University

Cato Pearce's Memoir

Exhibit Explores History of the Black Church in RI

Rhode Island's Rich History of Black Spirituality

300 Years of the Church’s Role
in Shaping Black Culture in R.I.

Black Churches in R.I.

Topic of Traveling Exhibit

This Project Funded by:
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
Bishop & Mrs. Williams of The King's Cathedral
The First Baptist Church in America
The Rhode Island Council of Churches

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