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Why One Man Waited 25 Years to Receive the Priesthood + How He Changed a Community

by Church News | November 6, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When Harry Bailey Jr. learned from his bishop he could finally hold the priesthood after waiting a quarter ...

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How Saints in Africa Prepared for the Priesthood Revelation Years Before It Happened

by E. Dale LeBaron | June 8, 2018 | Makes You Think

Editor’s note: This article was originally published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the revelation ...

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First Black Man Sealed in the Salt Lake Temple Shares the Moment He Heard the Priesthood Revelation

by Danielle B. Wagner | June 5, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 1967, Isaac Thomas walked onto the Missouri Valley College campus on fraternity pledge night. As one of ...

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President Nelson Invokes Blessing on Saints, President Oaks Acknowledges Pain of Past Priesthood Restriction

by LDS Church News | June 4, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

During the Church's "Be One" event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the priesthood revelation, touching ...

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"Is There No Blessing for Me?" How the Priesthood and Temple Ban Impacted Black Women in the Church

by Chrisse Edmunds via BYU.edu | May 31, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is from the 2014 BYU Religious Education Student Symposium. In celebration of the 40th annive...

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Standing in a Celestial Room, the Beautiful Witness This Black Family Had a Year Before the Priesthood Revelation

by LDS.org | May 28, 2018 | Mormon Life

A powerful article on lds.org shares the faithful stories of black members of the Church and their experien...

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How We Misinterpret "Black" and "Curse" in the Scriptures: Insights from an African American Convert

by Danielle B. Wagner | May 26, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Shortly after African American Sandra Bland was found hanged in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas, and 10...

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Why One Man Decided to Join the LDS Church Even After Facing Difficult Questions About the Priesthood Ban

by LDS.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following article was written by Elder Fred A. “Tony” Parker and shared in a special Ensign issue celeb...

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Elder Dube Shares the Difficult Moment He Learned About the Priesthood Ban on His Mission + How He Found Hope

by LDS.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This story from Elder Edward Dube of the Seventy was published in a special edition of the  Ensig...

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What the Church Has Said About Myths, False Doctrines Surrounding Race and the Priesthood

by LDS.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

With the unprecedented LDS Church celebration "Be One" set for June 1 to commemorate the priesthood revelat...