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


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 Explores History of the Black Church in RI

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

Rhode Island's Rich History of Black Spirituality

Cato Pearce's Memoir

Watch Part 1
Exhibit panels (4 of the 7) for Do Lord.

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

"Do Lord Remember Me" at Roger Williams University