2016-05-12
Revolutionary church leaders. Unforgettable songs. Stirring sermons. Surprising conversion stories. For centuries, black spirituality has informed--and changed--American history. Take our quiz to find out how much you know.
1

"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord" was said by which civil rights leader the day before his death?

2

Richard Allen, a former slave turned ordained minister, was the founder of which denomination?

3

Which African-American entertainer was not a convert to Judaism?

4

Which Haitian-born former slave bought his family's freedom and is now being considered for Catholic sainthood?

5

After his Hajj pilgrimage, Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X converted to mainstream Islam, changing his name to:

6

Which one of these is not a Negro spiritual?

7

In most black congregations, New Year's Eve is known as Watchnight. This is in recognition of:

8

What year did the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin admitting blacks to the priesthood?

9

Which of these poets was an African slave and devout Christian who was taught to read by her master?

10

Which famous singer was the son of a minister in a Seventh-day Adventist Church?

11

Who was Bilal ibn Rabah?

12

Which one of these artists did not do a cover of Amazing Grace?

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