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Mormonism, Race and Priesthood

Newspaper article: 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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