John Street Methodist Church Manhattan's John Street Methodist Church had a large black membership in the 1790s, before African Americans, tired of discrimination, left to form their own church.

From Jim Crow New York: a documentary history of race and citizenship, 1777-1877 by David N. Gellman and David Quigley

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  • Figure 7 John Street Methodist Church Manhattan's John Street Methodist Church had a large black membership in the 1790s, before African Americans, tired of discrimination, left to form their own church.