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“I know of no scriptural basis for denying the Priesthood to Negroes other than one verse in the [Pearl of Great Price] Book of Abraham (1:26); however, I believe, as you suggest that the real reason dates back to our pre-existant life.”

~David O. McKay – 3 November 1947, as quoted in Mormonism and the Negro, Part 2, page 19~