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“I want to talk to you a little bit now about something that is not missionary work, and what I say is not to be given to your investigators [potential converts] by any matter of means…

“Why is it that you are white and not colored? …God is not unjust to cause a righteous spirit to be born as a cursed member of the black race.”

~Alvin R. Dyer/LDS European Mission president, printed in The Negro in Mormon Theology, pages 48-58, “For What Purpose?” Missionary Conference in Oslo, Norway – 18 March 1961~