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  •  One of the main reasons that the Mormon church (3+ / 0-)
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    had a convenient revelation in 1978 allowing black men to share in the priesthood was that several teams threatened to to boycott any games against Brigham Young University due to the Mormon church's racially-restrictive policies.  Also, the Mormon church was about to open a new temple in Brazil then, and was afraid they would not be able to find enough 100% white bishops in that racially-mixed society.

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