Weren’t Not Racist


Image: Brigham Young

In 1855 Brigham Young said: “You must not think, from what I say, that I am opposed to slavery. No! The negro is damned, and is to serve his master till God chooses to remove the curse of Ham…”[footnote]New York Herald, May 4, 1855, as cited in Dialogue, Spring 1973, p. 56 [/footnote]

Crash Course:

Blacks and the Priesthood – Mormon Think
Mormon racism in perspective – Elder Mark E. Peterson
The Way to Perfection – Curse of Cain
The Improvement Era – December 1960