Black Mormons On Church Racial Progress!
Readers, one of the many things I love about America is the freedom to worship under any doctrine or creed one choose. People have the right to follow who they like but me personal I could never be a Mormon, Never!
Anyhow, the issue of race and diversity with the Mormon faith have bubbled up again after the church selected three white men last weekend to fill vacancies on a high-level governing body — a disappointment to many who hoped for an infusion of diversity.
On Friday at a conference at the University of Utah, a series of panels explore the status of blacks in a religion that didn't allow men of African descent in the lay priesthood until 1978 and still has a void of black leaders. Article Here: