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Thursday, December 16, 2004

White Wash

For black Saints, forgetting the LDS Church's racist heritage is easier said than done Darron Smith, author and adjunct sociology professor at Brigham Young University, recently appeared on a local TV station to promote Black and Mormon, a collection of essays he co-wrote and edited about the black experience in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The next day, Smith says BYU’s sociology department received a phone call from an irate woman “calling me all kinds of niggas.” Full Story:


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