30 years ago today - Mar 31, 1990

Conference sustains first general authority of black African descent, Second Quorum of Seventy-s Helvecio Martins of Brazil (who is released in 1995). Chieko Nishimura Okazaki is sustained as first counselor in general presidency of Relief Society, first non-Caucasian member of auxiliary presidency in Mormon history.

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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