Race
in Mormonism

In so many ways, Mormonism perpetuates white supremacy. Where does this stem from? Are Mormon doctrines racist? What are the teachings of skin color?

There are so many different aspects of "race" in Mormonism that ought to be covered. Individual names should be known. The Mormon history on how it has mistreated people of color should be known by every member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

White

Does the Mormon church perpetuate the idea that whiteness is the goal? Has the church pushed a white narrative in its doctrine?

What are the doctrines on blackness? Were they truly doctrines or simply policies that changed over time? What changed?

What are the doctrines on Lamanites and Indigenous people? Did Mormon leaders really teach that righteousnessness would turn skin white?

Abraham Lincoln

What role did Abraham Lincoln play for the early saints? Was Abraham Lincoln influenced by the Book of Mormon and the teachings of Joseph Smith?

During the 60s Mormon leaders did not support Martin Luther King Jr. or the Civil Rights movement.

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