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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 or 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, For What Purpose? (Oslo, Norway: Missionary Conference, 18 March 1961), 1-3.