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Joseph Smith Founder of LDS Racist Scriptures and Teachings: Part 1

[In honor of Black History Month 2014, each Monday in February Mormon Coffee’s blog post will address a topic related to racism in Mormon history. Today guest blogger Lynn Wilder kicks off the series.] In January of 1964, LDS apostle … Continue reading

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Sobered by their demise — they went contrary to the teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Delbert L. Stapley Early in 1964 Mormon Apostle Delbert L. Stapley wrote a letter to his friend, Michigan Governor George W. Romney. Mr. Stapley wrote the letter due to concerns he had after hearing a pro-Civil Rights talk given by … Continue reading

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