Tag: Blacks and the Priesthood

When did the Mormon Priesthood Ban end?

It appears that Brigham Young’s views on Blacks and the priesthood had changed upon moving to Utah. According to Brigham Young’s statement to Utah’s territorial legislature, Black people would eventually receive all the blessings...
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Joseph Smith and Black Members of the Church

The founder of the Mormon Church was Joseph Smith (1805-1844). He welcomed Blacks to join the church and participate in all the other covenants and ordinances of the church...
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