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First Presidency Announces Worldwide Celebration for the Priesthood Revelation's 40th Anniversary

by LDS Living Staff | April 9, 2018 | From the Church

On June 1, 2018, a worldwide celebration will be held celebrating the 40 year anniversary of the 1978 revel...

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Black Bishop Shares His Conversion and Experience with Unanswered Questions About Race and Priesthood

by Danielle B. Wagner | March 1, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

After being arrested at age 14, Donald Kelly knew something needed to change in his life. An immigrant from...

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

by LDS.org | February 28, 2018 | From the Church Mormon Life

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

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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...

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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...

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

by LDS.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...