Tag Archives: Racism in the Mormon Church

LDS Racism: Communists Formatted Civil Rights

17 December

TodayinMormonHistory.com “55 years ago today – Dec 14, 1963 “LOGAN, UTAH–Former Agriculture Secretary Ezra Taft Benson charged Friday night that the civil-rights movement in the South had been ‘formatted almost entirely by the Communists.’ Elder Benson, a member of the Council of the Twelve of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said in a […]

Righteous Nephites and Wicked Lamanites

26 February

Friend, ‘I Can Read the Book of Mormon,’ February 2016; “Sailing to the Promised Land Nephi built a ship so his family could travel to the promised land. Read about their journey on pages FJ4–6. In the promised land, the righteous people were called Nephites. The wicked people were called Lamanites.” Matthew 18:6; “But whoso shall offend one of […]

A Lack of Accountability – Race Relations and the Mormon Church

17 August

By Lee B. Baker, Former Mormon Bishop For several years now, every Tuesday evening I have had the great privilege of addressing the Christian and Mormon listeners of Worship FM 101.7 in Monrovia, the capital City of Liberia, West Africa. I have come to know several of the station managers and a number of the […]

Racist Remarks by Mormon Leaders 14

24 February

Forget Past Revelations about Race The 2nd Annual Symposium on the Book of Mormon, All are Alike unto God; “There are statements in our literature by the early brethren which we have interpreted to mean that the Negroes would not receive the priesthood in mortality. I have said the same things, and people write me […]

Racist Remarks by Leaders in the Church

02 July

Racist Remarks by the LDS Church Hyrum Andrus Blacks Didn’t Sin in Pre-existence Doctrinal Commentary on the Pearl of Great Price, pg. 209; “Question three: What influence can the Adversary have over man in mortality? Though the spirits of all men who come to mortality overcame the enticements of Satan and his followers when they […]