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The Story of These Early Black Latter-day Saints Coming to Utah Is Not Your Traditional Pioneer Tale

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | July 24, 2019 | Mormon Life

It's not the traditional pioneer story. Five years after the Civil War ended, two black families traveled f...

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Graves, Forgotten Stories of Black Pioneers + More from Remarkable Database That Highlights Those "Lost to History"

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | Mormon Life

 Ardis E. Parshall became tearful as she walked across the cemetery lawn to see the new monument honor...

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Why Famous African-American Leader Booker T. Washington Defended Mormonism

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In April 1913, Booker T. Washington did The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a favor. Following ...

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Jane Manning James' Autobiography + 15 Other Historic Items Bring History of Black Latter-day Saints to Life

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

A new Church History Library exhibit brings the history of black Latter-day Saints to life with 16 document...

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"It's Because You're Black": Church Article Challenges Our Assumptions, Helps Us Look Forward with Faith

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What a powerful testimony from this Latter-day Saint and a fellow sister in the Church: "My faith is in God...

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How a Gladys Knight Concert Changed the Life of a Man Who Was Adamant He Would Never Be A Latter-day Saint

by Alexandra Mortenson | Mormon Life

When Daryl Planks married his wife Rachel in 2012, he knew she was a Mormon.  That fact didn’t bother ...

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Historic Conference in Washington D.C. Honors Black Latter-day Saints, Past and Present

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | From the Church Mormon Life

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the revelation on the priesthood in June 1978, which allowed all wo...