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African Methodist Episcopal Church

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African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.), black Protestant denomination akin to, but separate from, white Methodist denominations. Founded in Philadelphia (1815) by the Rev. Richard Allen, it is the largest black Methodist body, with about 6,000 churches and 2,000,000 members.

See also: Allen, Richard.

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