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DVD Release For Nobody Knows - Blacklds.org

May 21, 2012  · DVD Release for Nobody Knows: A Documentary About African American History in the Mormon Church PROVO, Utah, May 1st, 2012 — Nobody Knows LLC proudly presents Nobody Knows: The Untold Story of Black Mormons. This documentary tells the story of African Americans in the LDS Church, beginning from the earliest days of the Mormon faith. The … DVD Release for Nobody Knows …

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FAMILY History Month - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In Celebration of Family History Month 5th Annual African American Genealogy Workshop “Families are Forever” Saturday, October 16, 2004 1:00-5:00 p.m. Classes include: Beginning Genealogy (How to Start Your Family History, How to Organize Your Family History, and How to Share Your Family History), Computer Research, and much more.

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FamilySearch - African Records and Family Histories ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) By The LDS Newsroom SALT LAKE CITY—This month, millions of individuals of African descent are celebrating Black History Month by exploring their family history roots. In the U.S., FamilySearch volunteers have been busy helping digitize historic documents and create free, searchable indexes to them online. Throughout Africa, from Accra to Zimbabwe, where irreplaceable family information ...

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Look Magazine Article - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This article from the October 1963 issue of LOOK Magazine is heavily quoted in many anti-Mormon books and websites. It seems that whenever the issue of blacks in the LDS Church is discussed, the quote “‘Darkies’ are wonderful people, and they have their place in our Church.” is used. It comes from this article. The … Look Magazine Article Read More »

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Videos - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) I am a Mormon The Untold Story of Black Mormons – 9 minute overview on You Tube Pioneers in Africa In Memory of Dale LeBaron – Pioneer of LDS Missionary Work in Africa See also this blog Blacks in the Scriptures Marvin Perkins on CNN’s 2008 “Black in America” program 3-18-2016 note – link changed … Videos Read More »

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Photos - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 13, 2016  · Jan 2013 Elders Bowen and Parker of the Seventy re-organized the Alabama Bessemer Stake Presidency. President Peter Johnson (was the ward mission leader in Tuscaloosa) was called to preside. He is a professor at UA (Tuscaloosa) and served his mission here in Alabama when he was younger. Photo: Elder Bowen, … Photos Read More »

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The Manifesto of the Mob - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) (History of the Church, Volume 1, pages 374-376) This manifesto is in reaction to this speech: Free People of Color The section relating to blacks is highlighted in green. We, the undersigned, citizens Jackson County, believing that an important crisis is at hand, as regards our civil society, in consequence a pretended religious sect of … The Manifesto of the Mob Read More »

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Official Declaration 2 - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In the records there shows a record of disunity even among the apostles and seventy throughout the history. Just like Joseph Smith, I believe that the Lord waited for the right time, when unity settled upon the Apostles and the prophet. Also, the environmental …

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Race and the Priesthood - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Despite this modern reality, for much of its history—from the mid-1800s until 1978—the Church did not ordain men of black African descent to its priesthood or allow black men or women to participate in temple endowment or sealing ordinances. The Church was established in 1830, during an era of great racial division in the United States.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Represent ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Church history was surely made in Southern California this past week, when members of the LDS church were seen marching down Crenshaw Blvd “The Shaw”, for the annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. Approximately 30 members, mostly of African American descent, dressed uniformly in burgundy sweaters and black pants … The Church of Jesus Christ of …

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Mid-Atlantic African American Genealogy Conference in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This spring, nationally renowned specialists will join community members to discuss the genealogical resources and techniques available to members of the African American community who want to research their ancestors. Sponsored by the African American Genealogy Group, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Chick-fil-A, National …

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“You Can’t Close My Heart” - Ghanaian Saints and the ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Article on LDS.org 6 Jan 2016: “June 14, 1989, the government of Ghana announced a ban on all meetings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Meetinghouses were locked, and foreign missionaries were given one week to leave the country. Church leaders authorized members in Ghana to hold sacrament meetings in their homes. The … “You Can’t Close My Heart” – Ghanaian ...

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Eunice Kinney Letter - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Letter from sister Eunice Kinney, Flintville, Wisconsin, September 1891, to Brother Watson, Bay Springs, Michigan. Letter in possession of sister Joan Chubb. It has been provided to the Black LDS web site by Brother David Rees of Lyons, Wisconsin. My Testimony of the Latter-day Work I have many times, in the years that is past … Eunice Kinney Letter Read More »

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Nobody Knows: The Untold Story of Black Mormons to be ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Using interviews with scholars, Civil Rights workers, clergy, and Black Mormons and former Mormons, as well as rare archival footage, this documentary introduces the audience to an unfamiliar history: Black Mormons, who have been present in the faith from its earliest days and who were ordained in the priesthood and served as missionaries.

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Slavery and Abolitionists - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) [Editor’s Note: It is apparent from this article that in 1836, Joseph Smith believed that slavery was a curse upon the seed of Canaan. This is not an unusual interpretation of scripture for that day. Where Joseph differs is in saying that God would be the one to lift the slavery curse, and it would … Slavery and Abolitionists Read More »

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News - Page 6 of 15 - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Black, Family History, Genealogy / By ckite. Mormons support the new museum and provide family history support … Click here for story and videos from LDS website about the Alex Haley Museum Click here for a short story about the opening in USA Today Click here for the museum site.

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The Charge of 'Racism' in the Book of Mormon ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Bernadino de Sahagun, General History of the Things of New Spain, Book 10, in Dibble and Anderson, Florentine Codex (Santa Fe, New Mexico: School of American Research and the University of Utah, 1961), Part 11:178-9. 24 Giorgio Buccellati, The Amorites of the Ur III Period (Naples: 1966), 330-332. 25

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  Ontario, CA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nearly 500 people recently gathered for the inaugural Canadian Black History Summit held in a meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The free conference, held April 16, 2016, was co-hosted by the nonprofit FamilySearch International (the genealogical arm of the Church) and the Ontario Black ...

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From Carthage to Memphis - Martin Luther King & Joseph ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) FROM CARTHAGE TO MEMPHIS – relating the lives of Martin Luther King and Joseph Smith (A talk originally given in January 1989 by Chris Kite at the Chicago 1st Ward. This talk solely represents the views of the author and is not a statement of this site or the Church.) Tomorrow is a state and … From Carthage to Memphis – Martin Luther King & Joseph Smith Read More »

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Changes To LDS Scripture Headings & Footnotes - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) February 7, 2011 article by Marvin Perkins of Blacks in the Scriptures: Friends, Many of you have recognized the new LDS.org website. Some of you have recognized that with the new site also came changes to chapter headings and footnotes in the scriptures. Not nearly is significant in number as the changes that were made … Changes To LDS Scripture Headings & Footnotes Read More »

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Mormon in Mali Works with Muslims in a Critical Struggle ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Please read this powerful story of Yeah Samake, a Mormon leader in Mali who is working with the moral majority of Muslims to secure a democracy. They are fighting against Al Qaeda and others who strive to kidnap Islam. See also his comments of the importance of President Obama’s 2008 election and ongoing opportunities; and … Mormon in Mali Works with Muslims in a Critical Struggle Read More »

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Sister Lynette and President Steve Allen - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Branch President and Relief Society President couple share their Testimony of Faith at the Los Angeles Fireside On Sunday, March 13, 2005, the Southern California Public Affairs Council and the African-American Affairs Council presented their bi-monthly fireside at the Westwood Chapel which is behind the Los Angeles Temple and adjacent to the Visitors Center. The … Sister Lynette and ...

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News - Page 3 of 15 - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) First Canadian Black History Summit Makes History; Book of Mormon use of “Black” and “White” “You Can’t Close My Heart” – Ghanaian Saints and the Freeze; Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple; DiscoverFreedmen.org; Race and the Priesthood; Sistas in Zion – Humor, Faith, and Change

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Race and the Priesthood - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) First Canadian Black History Summit Makes History; Book of Mormon use of “Black” and “White” “You Can’t Close My Heart” – Ghanaian Saints and the Freeze; Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple; DiscoverFreedmen.org; Race and the Priesthood; Sistas in Zion – Humor, Faith, and Change

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Elders List - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Elders List from the LATTER DAY SAINTS' MESSENGER AND ADVOCATE Vol. II. No. 9] Kirtland, Ohio, June, 1836. [Whole No. 21 The following is a List containing the name of Ministers of the Gospel, belonging to the church of the Latter Day Saints, whose Licenses were recorded, the preceding Quarter, in the License Records, in … Elders List Read More »

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Samuel and Amanda Chambers - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Samuel D. Chambers was born May 21, 1831, in Pickens County, Alabama. He was baptized at age 13 in Mississippi after hearing the preaching of Thomas Preston. The baptism was a secret because he was a slave at the time. After the Civil War Samuel worked as a sharecropper and as a shoemaker. He moved … Samuel and Amanda Chambers Read More »

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Green Flake and Abraham - Poem - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Here is a tribute given to Green Flake at the July 24th 2007 Pioneer Commemoration at the Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte NC. It included artwork and photos. When Brigham Young said “This is the right place, drive on”, he most likely said it to a trailblazer from North Carolina named Green … Green Flake and Abraham – Poem Read More »

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First Canadian Black History Summit Makes History ...

  Ontario, CA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nearly 500 people recently gathered for the inaugural Canadian Black History Summit held in a meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The free conference, held April 16, 2016, was co-hosted by the nonprofit FamilySearch International (the genealogical arm of the Church) and the Ontario Black History Society. The inaugural event provided …

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Jackson T. Mkhabela - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In February 2005, Jackson T Mkhabela was called as Stake President of the Soweto Stake and sustained at a Stake Conference held in the Pimville Stake Center. All previous Stake Presidents in South Africa had been white, though there have been black Counselors. This is significant when you consider the country’s racial diverse past, and … Jackson T. Mkhabela Read More »

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Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Revelation on ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 15, 2008  · The June Genesis meeting will be held on the second Sunday, June 8, in the Tabernacle on Temple Square, to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Priesthood Declaration. A member of the First Presidency will preside over the meeting. Tickets can be obtained over the Internet or by calling 570-0080 (locally) or toll-free 1-866-537-8457. The … Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Revelation ...

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Index to Key Names - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) (List is sorted by last name) Elijah Abel 2nd link letter from convert See 1900 & 1934 on timeline for son and grandson Ruffin Bridgeforth Amanda and Samuel Chambers 1974 Ensign article Oscar Crosby 1847 Trailblazer Green Flake 2nd link poem 1847 Trailblazer Robert Foster See 2002 on timeline Darius Gray See 1971 on timeline Jane Manning James … Index to Key Names Read More »

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Randall Silas - New Bishop in Hattiesburg MS - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 29, 2009  · Silas 1st African-American to hold position (in Hattiesburg MS) Hattiesburg American August 29, 2009. Randall Silas is the new bishop of a Hattiesburg congregation of The

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Mormons in Accra, Ghana, Africa - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Recent News. First Canadian Black History Summit Makes History; Book of Mormon use of “Black” and “White” “You Can’t Close My Heart” – Ghanaian Saints and the Freeze

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Lamanites, the Seed of Cain, and Polygamy - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Baptist History and Heritage (Winter 1999), 41. 10 Richard O. Emerson and Christian Smith, Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), 47. 11 Marty Bell, “Fire in My Bones: The Prophetic Preaching of Martin Luther King, Jr.,” Baptist History and Heritage (Winter 1999), 13.

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April 2006 Conference Talk by President Hinckley ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In the April 2006 General Conference of the Church, President Gordon B. Hinckley gave a talk called “The Need for Greater Kindness”. It included the following comments: “Racial strife still lifts its ugly head. I am advised that even right here among us there is some of this. I cannot understand how it can be. … April 2006 Conference Talk by President Hinckley Read More »

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Booker T Washington Visits Utah in 1913 - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) THE BOOKER T. WASHINGTON PAPERS Vol. 12:149-153. Here are some highlights from these pages for March 1913: “For a long while I have been anxious to get right into the midst of the Mormons…I have been spending two of the busiest days of my life in the very midst of thse people. …

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News - Page 5 of 15 - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) To most members of the Church, partaking of the sacrament is a special weekly experience but, at times, might be taken for granted. For the Malabi family of Bujumbura, Burundi, the service held last Aug. 15 was an opportunity that brought them to tears and rejoicing as they partook of the sacrament for the first …

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Uncategorized Archives - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Provo Daily Herald reviews “Blacks in the Scriptures,” a DVD produced by Darius Gray and Marvin Perkins to educate Mormons and non-Mormons alike on some of the difficult questions related to race, the priesthood, and Church history: Perkins, 44, thinks the DVD has value for people who are not LDS but have questions about …

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Priesthood Commemoration Fireside to be ... - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The fireside held June 8th to commemorate the priesthood being given to all worthy men will be rebroadcast on BYU Television on the following dates and times: Wednesday, June 11, at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at 10 p.m. Friday, June 13, at noon Sunday, June 15, at 11 a.m. It will also be rebroadcast … Priesthood Commemoration Fireside to be Rebroadcast Read More »

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African American Family History Conference in St. Louis ...

  St. Louis, MO

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Discover Your Roots – Back By Popular Demand African American Family History Conference – Sept 6, 2008 ST. LOUIS, MO…Back for the Second Year, Discover Your Roots Missouri, African American Family History Conference, provides an unprecedented gathering of resources to help you find your ancestors. The all-day conference features noted speakers and classes and keynote … African …

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30th Anniversary of Priesthood Revelation - News Links ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Unity and Gratitude Emphasized at 30th Anniversary of Priesthood Revelation SALT LAKE CITY 9 June 2008 Close to 3,000 people packed the Salt Lake Tabernacle last night to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ action in June 1978 to extend its lay priesthood to men of … 30th Anniversary of Priesthood Revelation – News Links Read More »

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LDS to celebrate priesthood revelation - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Deseret News Two special events this weekend will celebrate the enduring faith lived by black members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the LDS revelation on priesthood, received on June 8, 1978, which made full priesthood privileges and blessings available to LDS black men and … LDS to celebrate priesthood revelation Read More »

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) A new poll done by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life shows that three percent of American Latter-day Saints (Mormons) are Black. The poll showed higher percentages for Jehovah Witnesses, Evangelicals, and Orthodox Christians and lower percentages for Catholics and Mainline Protestants.

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Temple Archives - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The groundbreaking for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple is scheduled for Friday, February 12, 2016. Africa currently has three temples in operation — in Ghana, Johannesburg and Nigeria — and two others have been announced in the Ivory Coast and Durban, South Africa.

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The Church in Ghana, Africa - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 14, 2015  · Pingback: Civil Religion » Blog Archive » Latter-day Saints examine racial history. Pingback: I was sent to look for work - LDS Mormon Forums. Juana Contreras-Mendoza. May 14, 2015 at 7:18 pm. I need the missionaries to teach my son the lessons. ckite. June 15, 2015 at 11:34 am.

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Baptisms, Article Praised, Radio Interview, Church ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Baptisms Result From Understanding Scriptures on Black Issues 7/21/2008 – Missionaries in some parts of the world are carrying the Blacks in the Scriptures DVD set with them. They’re reporting that they get these questions daily. With the DVDs are able to present the scriptures in a consistent manner. Two more reported this morning from … Baptisms, Article Praised, Radio Interview ...

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News - Page 15 of 15 - Blacklatterdaysaints.org

  Miami, FL

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Bradenton Herald The Church is nearing completion of a $3-million house of worship on Biscayne Boulevard in Miami, Florida, that will be a prominent addition to the changing face of the historic street and a piece of history itself. The building is expected to …

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Marcus Martins Visits Orem Institute of ... - Blacklds.org

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Bro. Martins visited the Orem, Utah Institute of Religion on February 29, 2008. He gave a talk entitled “Thirty Years After the Long Promised Day.” You can read the talk by following this link. Thirty Years After the Long Promised Day.

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