Trib Talk: ‘Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons’
Published: June 9, 2014 01:08PM
Updated: June 10, 2014 03:56PM
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( Courtesy Mama Rine Clark) Tamu Smith (left) and Zandra Vranes (right) are "Sistas in Zion" and have written a new book, Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons

As part of the 3 percent of Mormons who are African-American, Tamu Smith and Zandra Vranes view their LDS identity through a slightly different cultural lens. The two self-proclaimed Sistas in Zion have navigated their faith with humor and openness in a successful podcast and now a book describes their journey as friends and believers.

On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Smith and Vranes join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about their new book, “Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons,” and about diversity within Mormon culture.

You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+. You can also text comments to 801-609-8059.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

Twitter: @jnpearce