Take The African American Leadership Quiz

On random pages and posts throughout this site, versions of The African American Leadership Quiz will be displayed. You will see a list of ten questions displayed and a choice of 4 answers to each question. Test your knowledge of the history of the African American liberation struggle by taking the quiz. But, keep an eye on the timer to the right. You will have 90 seconds to complete the quiz.

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Good job. Knowledge about the African American activists and leaders who built and led the historical struggle for African American freedom and self determination is crucial in order to pass that history on to newer generations who may have been disconnected from that history of struggle themselves.

All of the correct answers can be researched on this site. Also, most correct answers can be searched online; however, one or more correct answer is factually correct but differs from the answer you will retrieve when you search online. Let’s see if you can figure out which one. The key is that historians who were not movement activists largely repeat an incorrect answer to a question about the Black Panther Party’s origins.

Correct knowledge about the African American activists and leaders who built and led the historical struggle for African American freedom and self determination is crucial in order to pass that history on to newer generations who may have been disconnected from that history of struggle themselves.

#1 Choose the correct answer. Marcus Garvey:

#2 Who was the first chairman of SNCC?

#3 In 1968, the FBI’s COINTELPRO Program was expanded to prevent:

#4 Which is false about Martin Luther King Jr.?

#5 The Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

#6 In what year was the Black Panther Party organized?

#7 Who was Robert F. Williams?

#8 George Jackson was

#9 Maxwell Stanford:

#10 What African American leader has been referred to as, the Father of Black nationalism in the US?

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