Tag: LDS Priesthood Ban

What restrictions did Blacks have in the Mormon Church?

During Joseph Smith’s ministry, there was no Mormon priesthood ban. Black men and women were able to join the Church. It doesn’t appear that there were any restrictions on what Black...
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Was Brigham Young Racist?

Yes. It appears that Brigham Young knew that Black men had been given the priesthood and he praised at least one Black elder for his exemplary character, as a priesthood holder...
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The Priesthood Ban Ends in 1978

The Mormon priesthood ban for Black Mormons ended when President Spencer W. Kimball received a revelation. A few days later, the Twelve Apostles also received spiritual confirmation that President Kimball’s revelation was from the Lord...
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