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“[A member of the African race] looks as though he has been put in an oven and burnt to a cinder…His hair baked crisp, his nose melted to his face, and the color of his eyes runs into the whites. Some men look as if they had only been burned brown; but he appears to have gone a stage further, and been cooked until he was quite black.”

~Bush’s Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview, pages 57-58, endnote #99, “From Caucasian to Negro”~