SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Green Flake was in the vanguard company of Mormon pioneers in 1847, driving a wagon into the Salt Lake Valley with LDS prophet Brigham Young, who famously declared Utah to be the right place to build Zion. But you won’t ...
A Black Mormon Man's Thoughts on Race, Priesthood, and the Church's Essay
The history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with regard to race remains one of the most difficult topics for many members to discuss. As we mark the 39th anniversary of the Church's announcement that all worthy men may receive the priesthood, we share this personal essay written by a black Mormon man.
Feeling excluded, black Mormon women ask: 'Do they see me?'