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Joe Smith’s Hatred for His Brother is Evident in Book of Mormon

06 March

2 Nephi 5:21-23; “And he had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore cursing, because of their iniquity. For behold, they had hardened their hearts against him, that they had become like unto a flint; wherefore, as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome, that they might not be enticing unto my people the Lord God […]

New LDS Leadership Reveals Old Mormon Ways, Racism Included

21 January

The Church’s recent announcement raised more than a few eyebrows for those in the know about all things Mormon. There were a handful of issues people brought up, and having reporters on the scene gave the impression their new prophet, Russell M. Nelson, would acquiesce, and answer their concerns. Alas, true to Mormon style that assumption proved […]

Mormon Doctrines: Judgment of God, or Man?

10 January

That Ye May Not Be Deceived, pp. 9-10, 13; “…Also, the gospel was not carried to this segregated black group… the Negroes tread the earth with black dishonorable bodies as a judgment of God because at the time of decision in the pre-existence they were faint-hearted and exhibited an infirmity of purpose – they were not […]

Apostle Stapley’s Letter Protesting Civil Rights for Blacks

19 November

Acts 17:26; “And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;” About a month after I was born, LDS apostle Delbert Stapley, wrote a letter to then Michigan Governor, George W. […]

Mormon Church Ignores God’s Directives and Heeds Joe Smith’s Racism

23 October

Acts 17:26 “And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation”. Take the Gospel to All Men and Nations Doctrine and Covenants 42:58; “And I give unto you a commandment that then ye shall teach […]

Racist Contradictions in Mormon Doctrines: 2 Prophetic Revelations, 2 Opinions on Blacks in Priesthood

11 July

David O. McKay “Although, I do not care much for a negro, still I have a warm spot in my heart for those beautiful singers.” “There is not now, and there never has been a doctrine in this church that the negroes are under a divine curse. There is no doctrine in the church of […]