Black Americans Are Just as Likely to be Nones as Other Racial Groups
But below the surface, their religiosity looks much different.
One of the most difficult things to describe to the average person about religious classification is Black Protestants. In 2000, a group of scholars created the RELTRAD classification scheme which divided Protestants up into three categories: evangelical, mainline, and Black Protestant. Why are Hispanic and white evangelicals grouped together, but Black…
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