110 years ago today - Ca. Feb 8, 1907

The descendants of Ham may receive baptism and confirmation but no one known to have in his veins negro blood, (it matters not how remote a degree) can either have the Priesthood in any degree or the blessings of the Temple of God; no matter how otherwise worthy he may be.

[Source: 'Extract from George F. Richard(s)'s Record of Decisions by the council of the First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles', as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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