richard allen

civil rights leader

Richard's Life

Richard Allen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1760.

Richard was a slave.

Richard and his family were sold to a farmer in 1777.The farmer lived in delware.

A Hero

In 1787 Richard bought an blacksmith shop and turned it into a church.

He Found the 1st black church in the United States in 1816

Travis Long

Mrs. Reynolds' 2nd grade