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  Africans in America/Part 3/Richard Allen
Richard Allen was born in Philadelphia on February 14, 1760, the slave of Benjamin Chew, a prominent lawyer and Chief Justice of the Commonwealth from 1774-1777.
Allen agreed, though he was required to preach at a 5:00 a.m.
Allen and Jones continued their discussions, and in 1787 decided to form the Free African Society, a non-denominational religious mutual aid society for the fl community.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part3/3p97.html   (745 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allen was born a slave boy to Benjamin Chew of Philadelphia, in February 14, 1760.
Richard Allen was a man of sublime courage and indestructible and passionate faith.
Richard Allen felt that he had a special duty to spread the gospel among Africans and people of African descent as well as those of all ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds.
www.ame-church.org /amehist.htm   (1013 words)

 Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allen,the founder and first Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was born a slave on February 14, 1760 on the Benjamin Chew estate.
Richard Allen was consecrated as its first Bishop at the General Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1816.
Allen was an organizer of the Free African Society, a group that fostered self-help and self-dependence.
www.amecnet.org /allen.htm   (367 words)

 The Concept of Self - A Study of Black Identity - Richard Allen
Richard Allen examines past scholarship on African American identity to explore a wide range of issues leading to the formation of an individual and collective sense of self.
Allen traces the significance of social forces that have impinged on the lives of African Americans and proposes a set of interrelated hypotheses regarding how African Americans might use an African worldview for the upliftment of Africans in the Diaspora.
Richard Allen is a professor in the department of communication at the University of Michigan.
wsupress.wayne.edu /africana/afranthropology/allencs.htm   (215 words)

 Bishop Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allen was born on February 14, 1760 in Philadelphia, PA; a slave to a Quaker lawyer, the Honorable Benjamin Chew, who served as Chief Justice of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1774-1777.
In 1777, at the age of seventeen, Allen was converted by the preaching of free born Garrettson and joined the Methodist Society.
Richard Allen, Absalom Jones, William Gray and William Wilcher were appointed to find a lot to build a church where the worship of God could be carried on without interference.
www.unionbethelamec.org /BAllen.htm   (516 words)

 Richard V. Allen - SourceWatch
Allen served as Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) first senior staff analyst and research principal from 1963 to 1966.
Allen is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Allen is President of the Richard V. Allen Company, a Washington-based international consulting firm that has served U.S. European and Asian-based companies seeking to do access markets in South Korea and other Asian nations.
www.sourcewatch.org /wiki.phtml?title=Richard_V._Allen   (353 words)

 Richard Allen and African-American Identity - The Early America Review, Spring 1997
Allen's rise has much of the classic American success story about it, but he bears a larger significance: Allen, as one of the first African-Americans to be emancipated during the Revolutionary Era, had to forge an identity for his people as well as for himself.
In 1786 Allen was appointed as an assistant minister in Philadelphia, serving the racially mixed congregation of St. GeorgeĆ¾s Methodist Church.
Allen's preaching also played a role; the excellence of his sermons was recognized in 1799, when Bishop Asbury ordained him as the first fl deacon of the Methodist Church.
earlyamerica.com /review/spring97/allen.html   (1340 words)

 J T A M E - Bishop Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allen was born February 14, 1760 to a bi-racial mother and a pure African father.
Allen, his parents and two other siblings were slaves on the plantation of Benjamin Chew (William Penn's lawyer; one of the commissioners who supervised the survey of the Mason-Dixon Line; later appointed Register General, Attorney General and Chief Justice of Pennsylvania).
Allen was temporarily seized in 1806, but was released when anti-slavery organizations testified on his behalf.
jtamec.org /pages/allenbio.htm   (1985 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: ALLEN, RICHARD
Richard Allen, political and civic leader, was born a slave in Richmond, Virginia, on June 10, 1830.
Allen served as quartermaster for the fl regiment of Texas militia in 1881-82, and from 1882 to 1885 he acted as storekeeper and then inspector and deputy collector of United States customs at Houston.
Allen died on May 16, 1909, in Houston and was buried in the city cemetery.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/fal24.html   (674 words)

 Richard Allen
Allen was the founding bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
Allen settled in Philadelphia about 1786, where he brought so many Afro- Americans into St. George's Methodist Clrurch that friction soon developed in the church between whites and fls.
Allen and Absalom Jones led an exodus of Black parishioners from that church, and Jones and members of the Free African Society established St.
afgen.com /richard_allen.html   (192 words)

 History of the A.M.E. Churchj
In 1799, Richard Allen was ordained minister of the church by Bishop Francis Asbury of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Richard Allen was born on February 14, 1760 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, a slave to a Quaker lawyer, the Honorable Benjamin Chew, Chief Justice of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1774-1777.
Allen recorded that Stokeley was a very tender and humane man who was more like a father to his slaves than a master.
www.ame-today.com /history/index.shtml   (848 words)

 Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allen and Absalom Jones organized the Free African Religious Society in 1787.
Richard Allen along with eleven other members were committed to the principles of Methodism and formed the Bethel African Church.
Allen operated businesses and as a result was able to serve the church without collecting a salary.
www.csusm.edu /Black_Excellence/documents/pg-allen.html   (475 words)

 Richard Allen - People of Pennsylvania
As a child, Richard Allen and his family were sold to Stockley Sturgis, a plantation owner in Delaware.
Allen and his followers created the Free African Society to serve their religious needs.
As the free fl population of Philadelphia grew, Richard Allen continued to devote his efforts to bringing increasing numbers of fl people into the Methodist religion.
www.netstate.com /states/peop/people/pa_ra.htm   (322 words)

 Richard Allen Schools | Sowing Seeds of Knowledge ... Growing Trees of Wisdom
Our philosophy at Richard Allen Schools is premised on the conviction that the only children who fail to learn are those who learn to fail.
At Richard Allen we are committed to helping students develop beliefs that will last a lifetime.
Richard Allen Schools offer enriching and dynamic educational experiences designed to help students reach their full potential.
www.richardallenschools.com   (233 words)

 Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Allen soon became pastor of the group and was ordained as a deacon by Bishop Asbury.
When the African Methodist Episcopal Church was organized nationally in 1816, Allen was consecrated its first Bishop.
A leader of the free fl community in Philadelphia, Allen also served as one of the spokesmen for the forces opposed to the American Colonization Society, an organization that proposed sending freedmen back to Africa.
www.gcah.org /Methodist_Bio/Richard_Allen.htm   (144 words)

 Richard V. Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Allen resigned on January 4, 1982 as a result of political infighting within the administration which had irreparably damaged his working relationship with the President.
At the time there were reports that Allen's departure had occurred under a cloud of controversy -- according to news stories, he had allegedly received a $1,000 bribe from a Japanese magazine in exchange for an interview with First Lady Nancy Reagan.
As far as can be determined, the story goes like this: Allen attempted to set up the interview for the Japanese magazine, but failed for whatever reason.
www.nndb.com /people/703/000059526   (297 words)

 Bio - Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard has earned his reputation through his continued contributions to the success of the most integral products and continues to be the guiding force in Hydroscience Technologies’ research and development.
Richard has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in the three decades he has spent in his area of discipline, and his experience and brilliance in his field are shown in his vital contributions to Hydroscience Technologies’ success.
Due to Richard’s substantial contribution, Syntron was able to release its multiple streamer acquisition system and its latest 24 bit acquisition system, a first of its kind available to the seismic industry.
www.seamux.com /content/Biographies/rca.htm   (262 words)

 Yoga Classes with Richard James Allen
Classes with Richard are athletic but graceful, and emphasise the need for each student to work carefully at their own level of development.
Richard was more than delighted to help me out despite his very busy schedule and we began private yoga sessions on a weekly basis.
Richard has so much to impart, years of study and experience with some wonderful yoga masters and all of this shows up in his teaching.
www.artmedia.com.au /yoga.htm   (1794 words)

 CD Baby: RICHARD ALLEN RANKIN: Restless Rider
Richard Allen Rankin gives the gift of music to all those who love Harleys, sunsets, good friends and the long road.
I don't mean the deep-throated tones of a hog skimming concrete, but the kind of music you may have heard in your soul when rounding a curve banked with honeysuckle or chancing upon a blazing red sunset or pursuing an almost-lost love.
Richard Allen Rankin tells of love lost, the call of the highway, and the romance of the motorcycle in a way that even the uninitiated in the "brotherhood of the scooter" can appreciate.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/rarankin   (592 words)

 Right-Web | Individual Profile | Richard V. Allen
Like many of the archconservatives who support the policy positions of the Project for the New American Century, Richard Allen's rightwing credentials date back to the 1970s and 1980s, when he was a member of the Committee on the Present Danger and served in the Reagan and Nixon administrations.
Allen is one of eight Hoover fellows serving on the Pentagon's Defense Policy Board.
In 1976, Allen was accused in a Senate hearing of soliciting a $1 million campaign contribution for the Nixon reelection fund from Grumman International, a defense contracting firm, in return for pressure on Japan to buy a Grumman plane.
rightweb.irc-online.org /ind/allen/allen.php   (999 words)

 Physical TV
Richard James Allen and Karen Pearlman are Co-Directors of The Physical TV Company, a film and video production company specialising in dance and physical theatre for the screen.
Karen Pearlman has information on her editing work, and there is information on Richard James Allen's yoga teaching schedule, and also on workshops and seminars in Dance on the Screen.
More about the Artistic Directors of the Physical TV Company, Richard James Allen and Karen Pearlman, and their backgrounds in dance, contemporary performance and in film, can be found on our who are we page, including a Screenings and Awards list.
www.artmedia.com.au /physical_tv.htm   (265 words)

 Rev. Richard Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allan and his three siblings were born into slavery in Pennsylvania.
In 1787, while kneeling in prayer at St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church, Allen, Jones and other fl worshipers were pulled from the church by St. George's church officials.
Allen, a Methodist, and Jones, an Episcopalian, opened Bethel Church.
members.aol.com /klove01/richalln.htm   (269 words)

 Richard Allen - African American Historical Figures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In January of 1780 Sturgis agreed that Allen could hire himself out and purchase his freedom for $2,000.
He immediately saw the need for a separate place of worship for Africans but was insulted by a white elder at St. George's when he suggested this.
Allen also operated businesses and as a result was able to serve the church without collecting a salary.
www.bonus.com /contour/aframer/http@@/www.brightmoments.com/blackhistory/nrallen.stm   (508 words)

 Rev. Richard Allen, AME Church
But over the years Allen and other fls grew dissatisfied with Methodism, as white ministers retreated from their antislavery principles and attempted to curb the autonomy of African-Americancongregations.
Allen also recognized the importance of education to the future of the African-American community.
Philadelphia's fl community, including Allen, was more favorably inclined toward the Haitian Emigration Society, which was founded in 1824, to help African-Americans settle in that island republic.
www.udel.edu /soe/deal/RichardAllen.html   (1297 words)

 Richard Dennis Allen, 31, New York, N.Y.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Dennis Allen, 31, New York, N.Y. This site is dedicated to the victims of September 11, 2001 tragedy.
09/08/2005 7:59:15 PM i've decided to do a report on richard allen because he seeem like he was a true hero before he even died in the trade centers.
I will have Richard Dennis Allen and all the other citizens of america who went into the WTC while everyone else was coming out.
www.september11victims.com /september11victims/VictimInfo.asp?ID=4317   (2086 words)

 BISHOP RICHARD ALLEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard Allen was one of the greatest Black religious leaders in American history.
Allen served as a wagon driver during the Revolutionary War and in 1786, after serving as an itinerate preacher, he returned to Philadelphia to begin his ministry.
Allen was a staunch supporter of the Anti-Slavery societies, president of the first Negro Convention, and a contributing correspondent to the first Black newspaper,
www.gprep.org /~sjochs/allen.htm   (569 words)

 The Man Who Won the Cold War by Richard V. Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the Republican Convention in Miami in 1968, then serving as Richard Nixon’s foreign policy coordinator, I came upon a small group of men in the lobby of the Fontainebleau Hotel.
Martin Anderson, my trusted colleague from 1968—and obviously he, too, was on the wrong side in 1968—asked me when he was traveling with Ronald Reagan to write some memoranda during the 1976 campaign, and I did, enthusiastically so.
Richard V. Allen is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and served as Ronald Reagan’s chief foreign policy adviser and first national security adviser.
www.hooverdigest.org /001/allen.html   (2065 words)

 Richard Allen Davis
Richard Allen Davis may have done us all a very big favor.
Across the nation phone lines to radio call-in shows are jammed with enraged callers screaming for the head of Richard Allen Davis and demanding it soon.
We are all, it would seem, agreed that Richard Allen Davis should die for his crimes.
www.scroom.com /SCROOMtimes/issue1.3/dklaas.shtml   (696 words)

 Allen, Richard on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Revenge of the nerd; When Paul Allen walks into a party, all the single women - including Jerry Hall - swivel in his direction.
AUBURN HILLS, MI -- Detroit's Richard Hamilton drives by Seattle's Ray Allen during their game on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Philadelphia's Allen Iverson is stripped of the ball as he drives against Detroit's Clifford Robinson, left, and Richard Hamilton in the first half Sunday, May 11, 2003.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/Allen-R1i.asp   (611 words)

 Post Political Times » About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was elected as Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam in May 1997, and held the seat in 2001 with an increased majority.
Richard was active in several All Party Groups, including the Internet Group, the eDemocracy Group, the Latin America Group, the Colombia Group and the Parliamentary Reform Group.
It is based on the MovableType blogging software that has, quite rightly, become a de facto standard for this kind of application.
www.richardallan.org.uk /index.php?cat=2   (539 words)

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