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What is the Oldest Surviving Black Church in America?

  • It housed the first black Baptist congregation in Boston.
  • On January 6, 1832, William Lloyd Garrison organized the Anti-Slavery Society in the church basement.
  • The founder also established the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City.
  • Also known as the Joy Street Baptist Church.

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