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Afro-Americans chose to establish their own congregations and churches, partly because of segregation and partly because of a need to express their own African-Christian beliefs. The most prominent was the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church, organized in 1820 in the North and in New Bern in 1864.