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Death of Joseph Smith Brought Calamities to US

12 June

Journal of Discourses 12:121 “…this class of men are now seeking to denude the Constitution of the United States of all its protective and saving powers. Why all this? They killed the Prophet. The mob that collected at Carthage, Illinois, to commit that deed of blood contained a delegation representing every State in the Union. Each […]

Brigham Young’s 1852 Address to Legislature on Slavery

20 September

Today we’re looking at a speech given by Brigham Young in 1852 to a joint session of Legislature on the topic of slavery, racism, and Brigham’s idea of how God looks at black people. In the future we’ll be adding to a new category here on the site and blog where we’ll be listing other […]