Tag Archives: racism

Brigham Young’s Contradictions in Racist Teachings

31 December

Today we’re wondering how Brigham Young declared all non-white people unworthy of salvation. At the same time he instructed members of the Church to intermarry with Native Americans… The Teachings of President Brigham Young, Vol. 3 1852-1854, p. 43; “…this people that are commonly called negroes are the children of old Cain. I know they are…” (Also […]

Thought of the Day: Separating Facts from Assumptions

24 October

Today we’re doing things a little differently! The reason for this stems from an e-mail I received from Twitter notifying me about some of the responses I received from my post yesterday, ‘Mormon Church Ignores God’s Directives and Heeds Joe Smith’s Racism’. Now before we get into this, I want to be sure I make something abundantly clear. […]

Three False Prophecies from One False Prophet

14 June

 Today we’re checking out three significant fails of the not-so-inspired prophet, Wilford Woodruff. Reading the things this guy had to say reminded me once again of how grateful I am that Jesus saved me!! Remember, truth haters and deceivers have always been around so keep Peter’s warning in mind! 2 Peter 2:3; “And through covetousness […]

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 […]

Racism in Utah after Obama Victory

17 November

Salt Lake Trib Report: “Utah Fourth Highest for Racist Tweets after Obama Victory”  Some things never change and apparently the hallmark LDS revelation of 1978 didn’t do much for some who reside in Utah. An article in the Salt Lake Trib today about racist tweets after Obama’s victory caught my attention and reminded me that […]

Mormon Dilemma 420

29 October

Racism Race Problems – As They Affect The Church, Convention of Teachers of Religion on the College Level, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, August 27, 1954; “I think I have read enough to give you an idea of what the Negro is after. He is not just seeking the opportunity of sitting down in a […]

Racist Mormon Toys

04 April

Racist Mormon Toys I received an e-mail from a Christian friend of mine earlier this week pointing out something very disturbing in the world of Mormon toys. (Thank you Rebecca!) A company by the name of Latter*Day Designs sells action figures depicting characters from the Book of Mormon.  One set of these toys includes 33 […]