Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Black LDS Lives Matter Part 3: Black Jesus

The first noted objection to using the word “Negro” in connection with the “Negro,” came from Malcolm X, formerly Malcolm Little, eventually known by his enlightened moniker, El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, who always prefaced the use of the label … Continue reading

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Black LDS Lives Matter: Part 2 Mormon Doctrine

A black LDS Facebook group called, “Latter-day Saints for Social Justice,” which seems to have gone black now, (no pun intended) prompted my first investigation into black LDS Facebook activity with its lead post or header, posing this question: Should … Continue reading

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Black LDS Lives Matter: Part 1 Who are You?

What could possibly be wrong with an organization that calls itself “Black Lives Matter?” Continue reading

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Black LDS Lives Matter: Introduction

For some time I’ve been exploring the relationship between scientific, sociological and historical notions of “race” and LDS theology. This has led me into some pretty sketchy church history examinations and evolved into a cathartic look at LDS doctrines regarding … Continue reading

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