Mormonism And Race: ...

Greetings friends! I was recently featured on Mormon Expression. Please listen and share with others. http://mormonexpression.com/2012/06/11/episode-206-mormonism-and-race/   Tweet

I Might Look Black, ...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith Part 1: Understanding Mia Love’s Racial Consciousness Don’t be fooled by what you see. Mia Love (see here) might look black, but she ain’t like “us.” Despite the well-known racist notion that “all blacks look alike,” there is more to being black than looks...

How does it feel to ...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith On Tuesday, Randy Bott, a BYU professor of religion, told the Washington Post that the LDS Church’s historic prohibition on priesthood ordination for men of African descent was a “blessing” to blacks because they were not “ready” for priesthood authority. –...

Mormon Stories Podca...

Click here to listen to part 1 of my Mormon Stories Podcast interview.   Tweet

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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...