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“[H]e denieth none that come unto him, black and white, bond and free, male and female; and he remembereth the heathen; and all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile.”

Book of Mormon – 2 Nephi 26:33 (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, September 2008 edition), 103.

The African race was not allowed to hold the priesthood until President Spencer W. Kimball’s 1978 revelation. As of March 2022, females still do not hold any priesthood authority.