High Crime Rate in M...

Dr. Darron Smith discusses crime epidemic in Memphis, TN as a public health issue on local Fox New affiliate. Tweet

Darron Smith Appeara...

Check out Darron on a recent NPR show, “Tell Me More” click here to listen Tweet

ESPN Outside the Lin...

This is my interview with ESPN’s Outside the Line last 2011 NCAA basketball season regarding Brandon Davies BYU honor code violation Tweet

40 Years later, the ...

Since integration, some African Americans have been brought in closer contact with white America, and middle class African Americans, to be sure, have truly benefited from such relations. However, working class blacks continue to suffer from low wages and unemployment in a nation determined to...

Stories of Triumph, ...

Darron Smith believes firmly that, despite the 1978 policy change, African American church members must become “culturally white” to fit in as Latter-day Saints. A doctoral candidate at the University of Utah and assistant to the vice president at UVSC, he teaches a class that...

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Mr. Smith, I just got through listening to your discussion on RadioWest. I am so very glad that more people are talking about the issue of Blacks & Mormonism. I am white. I’ve tried hard to understand the Church’s old policy that Blacks could not hold the priesthood. Luckily I...

Daily Herald: Perspe...

Darron Smith, co-editor of the, Blacks and Mormon, suggests LDS leaders should step forward to clear the air. Smith, who is black, wrote in 2003: “Blacks who do move toward Mormonism should not be made to feel that blackness is synonymous with curses, marks, or indifference. And this can...