Black Mormons & The Priesthood-Ban is 120 page book about Black Mormon history. It is the ONLY non-fiction book about black Mormon history in print! It sells for anywhere from $8 to $12 (plus S&H). It is available ONLY through the following bookstores (you must ask them about price and shipping and handling etc.):

United States:

The book is now available to order via on the Internet! It is NOT in Deseret bookstores!!! But you can order the book from


Again...the book is NOT in Deseret Book Stores! But you CAN order it online. Just click "Order the Book Online" above.

The book is $9.95 plus shipping and handling.

A few independent LDS bookstores do have it in stock; as do the following bookstores:

*Benchmark Books
3269 So. Main St., Suite 250
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
$9.95 + $4 shipping (Utah residents add 6.6% sales tax)

*Sam Weller's Books

*Ensign Books


Generations LDS Bookstore

Australia/New Zealand:

LDS Bookstore


Latter-Day Bookstore
11 High Street
Tel/Fax: 01883 744060

Black Mormons & The Priesthood-ban cannot be ordered from from regular bookstores (i.e. Barnes & Noble, Borders, etc.) nor from etc. It CAN be ordered from online or from the bookstores shown above. A few other independent LDS bookstores "may" have it in stock. Check with your local independent LDS bookstore.


If you cannot buy the book, then there are the following online articles:

Are Mormons Racist?

Los Mormones negros y la sacerdocio-prohibición

Os mormones negros e o sacerdóio proibem

The Black Mormon Homepage

The Mormon Faith & Black Folks


The Genesis Group of Black Latter-day Saints

The official auxiliary organization of African-American Mormons in North America. The Genesis Group is a fellowship and service auxiliary organization. Their website is:


This article is not a publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, nor of The Genesis Group of Black Latter-day Saints, but contains the personal views and opinions of its author~Darrick Evenson

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