Brown Chapel AME Church at Selma, AL (built in 1908, played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement, added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 1976 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1982). ---- For additional details, go to www.ruralswalabama.org/attractions/selmas-brown-chapel-ame-church/.
Allen Chapel AME Church is a historic church at the corner of First Street and Elm Street in Fort Worth, Texas. Built at a cost of $20,000 it is the oldest and largest African Methodist Episcopal church in Fort Worth. The church established the first private schools for African-Americans.
Original Montford Point Marine Henry Jackson was among the first African-Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps. He was among 500 of his comrades to be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal last June and will be featured in a Black History Month Program Sunday at Cray Chapel CME Church.