African American Churches                  African American Churches
 

African Americans experienced great difficulty in establishing churches
after 1860, when Newport contained too few free blacks, just 56, to
support a minister.  However, within 20 years, the African-American
population had risen to 315 and possessed the economic resources to
finance an independent congregation.

Corinthian Baptist Church History By Leslie Henderson

Corinthian Baptist Church History By Jim Reis

Methodist Episcopal Church

Williams Newport Directory of African American Churches
1880-1929

Deacon William Jones
 

Newspaper Articles

A Threat to Mob the Negroes Sabbath In Newport
The Cincinnati Daily Enquire-May 28, 1866

Raising Money for the Colored Baptist Church in Newport
The Cincinnati Daily Gazette-July 1, 1869

Thanks from the Zion Baptist Church in Newport
The Cincinnati Daily Gazette-November 25, 1872

New House of Worship for the Corinthian Baptist Church of Newport
The Cincinnati Daily Gazette-November 29, 1872

Dispute of the Colored Baptist Church of Newport
The Cincinnati Daily Gazette-May 2, 1873

Seventeen Converts Baptized
Cincinnati Enquirer, 17 November 1873

 Israel Chine of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church
The Cincinnati Daily Gazette-January 27, 1875

Colored Baptist Church Meeting Disturbed by Whites
The Daily Commonwealth-November 11, 1879

 

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