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  • Oldest African American Church Celebrates 225 Years

    Aug 14, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Springfield Baptist Church has had many milestones in its 225-year history: the founding of Morehouse College; the establishment of the Georgia Education Commission, which pressed for public education for black children in the late 1800s; and the formation of the Georgia Equal Rights Association, which marked the beginning of the Republican Party in Georgia. The […]