155 years ago today - May 3, 1865

The RLDS Quorum of Twelve discusses whether or not Blacks should be ordained to the priesthood. They reach an impasse and send the question to RLDS President Joseph Smith III. Joseph III receives a revelation allowing blacks to be baptized. The LDS church follows suit 122 years later.

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

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