Challenges we Face are “Not a Curse, but a Calling.”

November 23, 2014

Darius Gray was among the first Black members of the Mormon Church to receive the priesthood. In 2014, he gave a keynote address at the Affirmation International Conference. Here he discusses Blacks in the LDS priesthood and how their experience parallels the experience of LGBT members of the church – emphasizing that all challenges that we face from birth are “not a curse, but a calling.”

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