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Sistas in Zion: How 2 Black Mormon Women Are Breaking Stereotypes

by Kelsey Berteaux | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

"People expect Mormons to be a lot of things: white, rich, serious. They picture who they’ve seen in the me...


Jabari Parker Shares His Struggle Coming to Grips with Church History of Blacks and the Priesthood

by The Ringer | Famous Mormons Makes You Think Mormon Life

Recently, The Ringer featured Jabari Parker and his Mormon faith. Here are a few highlights from the articl...


Living Under the Priesthood Ban: Black Mormons Share Their Experiences of Faith, Hope

by | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following article, posted on, shares the story of six faithful black Latter-day Saints who were...


Black Mormons Share What Else Was Restored the Day Blacks Received the Priesthood

by LDS Living | Mormon Life

" The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embraces the universal human family. Latter-day Sain...


How to Give a Powerful Talk: Tips from a Baptist Preacher Who Joined the Church

by Wain Myers & Kelly L. Martinez | Mormon Life

Since becoming a member of the LDS Church, I’ve encountered a few cultural differences that took a little a...


Elder Sitati Addresses Priesthood Ban and African Saints

by Mormon Newsroom | Mormon Life

Elder Joseph W. Sitati of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke at the ...


Lecture Shows that Restrictions on Blacks & the Priesthood Was Policy, Never Doctrine

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Lester Bush said Thursday night he couldn't imagine the future positive historical developments for blacks ...


Son of Former Civil Rights Activist Discusses 'Freetown' Movie, Race in the Church

by Loki Mulholland | Mormon Life

  Freetown , like director Garrett Batty’s previous film, The Saratov Approach , will sufficiently ter...


Saluting Jane Manning James with a Nearly All Black Cast in BYU Play

by Salt Lake Tribune | Arts & Entertainment

During the final week of Black History Month, Brigham Young University is presenting a play about a black M...


The Perseverance of Black LDS Church Members

by The Christian Century | Everything Else

The real heroes of the story are women such as Jane Elizabeth Manning James, a free black woman who was bap...