Mormonism, Race and Priesthood

Mormon church traces black priesthood ban to Brigham Young

This page is dedicated to resources pertaining to the subject of Mormonism, race, and the priesthood. It includes the following:

  • a detailed analysis of the most recent official Mormon statement on the subject
  • a timeline of the history of Mormonism and race
  • a bibliography of important articles and studies on the subject
  • a wealth of articles that give primary-source documentation showing what the Mormon scriptures, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, and more recent LDS leaders have said on the subject

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