5: Bowed Down to the Grave


    Mark Staker is a master curator with the Historic Sites Division of the Church History Department. In this week’s episode Mark helps illuminate the history of early African-American members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He introduces us to Green Flake, Hark Lay, Oscar Crosby, and other African Americans who were part of the founding era of the Church.

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