Category Race and the Priesthood

The new LDS.org page on Race and the Priesthood

The New LDS Statement on Race and the Priesthood and Pseudo-doctrinal Beliefs

Since I joined the Church in 1972, I have been categorized by my fellow-members as cursed, less-valiant, fence sitter, Cain’s lineage, and others that would be too impolite to be repeated here, but that’s part of the legacy, if you will, or I will call it more of a burden that members of black African […]

Darius Gray.
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A Significant Factor–the Influence of Lester E. Bush, Jr.’s Research on the Revelation of 1978

The secretary said, “Darius! I hear Negros are going to be given the priesthood.”… I didn’t even look up—I was offended by it, because it was a sensitive subject. And then I told the woman, “Dixie, that’s not funny. Get out.” And she repeated it, and this time I swore at her and I told […]

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Of Cain and Bigfoot

  “She was sitting there and she noticed this person or this thing–whatever it was–coming at her. It was heading at her at this rapid pace and it looked like it was coming at her…. It loooked hairy and kind of tall, you know big in stature, and so she was really sacred. She was […]