Hidden History: Saint James AME Church in Erie

This is part of a series of reports revealing the hidden history of Erie's connection to black history in America.

Erie is home to one of the earliest churches of the world's oldest Protestant denomination founded by blacks.

The congregation of Saint James AME Church in Erie sings and worships freely on a Sunday in February, but the church exists because many of their ancestors could not.

JET 24 reporter Ron Hilliard has more.  


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