Tag Archives: racism in Mormonism

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 […]

Sons of Noah and Mormon Racism

09 August

Comprehensive History of the Church, Vol.2, Ch.47, p.128;“This work is rich both in doctrine and in historical incidents. Of the latter the fact of the large influence (if not identity) of Egyptian religious ideas in Chaldea in the days of Abraham is established; the descent of the black race, Negro, from Cain, the first murderer; the […]

Racist Remarks by Mormon Leaders 17

28 February

Black Woman will be White in Heaven Wilford Woodruff, His Life and Labors, pg 587; “There is one peculiar characteristic noticeable in the journal of Wilford Woodruff, it is that hopeful, joyful spirit that dwells with ever increasing satisfaction upon the things that are good and uplifting…He said in his journal of October, that year, […]

Racist Remarks by Mormon Leaders 16

27 February

Mark of Cain is a Black Skin, Blacks weren’t Valiant in Pre-existence The Church and the Negro, John Lund, pg 13; “On the subject of the mark of Cain our prophets have given all the important information that is necessary to our salvation. Frankly, sincerely, and somewhat abruptly, President Brigham Young has told us that […]

Racist Remarks by Mormon Leaders 13

23 February

Other Reasons Why Negro Cannot Hold Priesthood  Answers to Gospel Questions 2:188; “Kindly see chapters 15 and 16, in The Way to Perfection, for further light in relation to the reason why the Negro cannot receive the priesthood. In brief, it is as follows: Because of transgression in the first estate which deprives him in […]

Racist Remarks by Mormon Leaders 12

22 February

Blacks are Cursed & Shouldn’t Intermarry Mormon Doctrine, pg. 114; “… in a broad general sense, caste systems have their root and origin in the gospel itself, and when they operate according to the divine decree, the resultant restrictions and segregation are right and proper and have the approval of the Lord. To illustrate: Cain, […]