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Trib Talk Replay: Mormons and race

Published June 11, 2013 12:10 pm

Join the discussion • Guests discuss legacy of the LDS church ban on blacks in the priesthood.
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More than three decades after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lifted the ban on ordaining black men to the priesthood, racist attitudes linger within the LDS church, some black Mormons say.

Trib Talk's Jennifer Napier-Pearce on spoke with Marvin Perkins, Darron Smith and Paulette Payne about the legacy of the priesthood ban and ways to improve Mormon race relations. Watch the video replay of our live chat above.