Black Mormon Pioneers
Jane Manning James joined the Church in 1841 and was active in the faith until her death in 1908.
Elijah Able was ordained to the priesthood in the early days of the Restoration.
Green Flake was born into slavery in North Carolina in 1828.
Amanda and Samuel D. Chambers migrated to Utah after the Civil War.
Anthony Obinna dreamed about the temple before missionaries arrived in Nigeria.
Victor Nugent strengthened the Church in Jamaica.
Brazillian Helvécio Martins became the first General Authority of African descent.
Julia Mavimbela was a pioneer in her community and the Church in Soweto.
Latter-day Saints in South Africa helped bridge the divide of apartheid.
Billy Johnson preached the gospel in Ghana before the missionaries arrived.
Dieudonné Attiogbe strengthened the Church in Togo.
View rare video footage of baptisms in Nigeria and Ghana.
Converts in Brazil, Ghana, and the United States demonstrated great faithfulness.
Saints in Ghana kept the faith despite a government ban.
George Rickford strengthened the Church in England.
Significant documents from black Latter-day Saint history on display.