The Malachi Archives

Harriet Baker

Harriet Baker (1829–1913), a popular preacher and evangelist, surprised Americans with her relentless pursuit to preach the gospel…

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William J. Seymour

William J. Seymour (1870–1922) was one of the most influential men in the birthing of the modern Pentecostal movement…

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Bob Harrison

Bob Harrison (1928–2012) was born into a Christian family, but nothing was further from his mind as a young man than becoming…

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Lott Cary

Lott Cary (1780–1828), the first African American missionary to Africa, was a man of great integrity and steadfast faith in God…

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Henry Evans

Henry Evans (1760-1810), a freeborn native of Virginia, was a black preacher who laid the foundation for the first Methodist church…

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Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) was an accomplished African American poet who lived during the Revolutionary War. As a young African girl…

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Mattie Poole

Mattie (Robinson) Poole (1903-1968), was born to a spiritual family in Memphis, Tennessee, and grew up in Chicago…

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Julia Foote

Julia A. J. Foote (1823–1901) was born in Schenectady, New York, to former slaves. Her father bought his freedom…

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Samuel Morris

Samuel Morris (1872-1893), was born in Liberia as Prince Kaboo, the son of a Kru tribal chieftain. There was much fighting…

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The Malachi Project is an archive dedicated to preserving the stories of the spiritual giants of the African American community and revealing the hearts of our forefathers to those of a new generation (Mal. 4:6). We seek to inspire believers to live in wholehearted abandonment to Jesus Christ. Become a member of the Malachi Project by researching, writing, and posting biographical information African American heroes of the faith.

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