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Ep 494 – The Hoax

Smackdown

Posted May 18th, 2018

Yesterday, on May 17 2018, Jonathan Streeter leveraged news of a real meeting between leaders of the Mormon church and  the NAACP to create a fake apology from the Mormon Church regarding its history of institutional racism.  Zandra Vranes, from Sistas in Zion, responded to this hoax on a live stream FB video that was one of the most amazing things I have ever heard and seen.  It’s all very complicated.  Today, Glenn shares his reaction to both Jonathan’s Hoax and Zandra’s response.

 

The Hoax:

https://www.mormon-newsroom.org/multimedia/file/President-Nelson-Meets-With-NAACP-Offers-Apology-for-History-of-Racism.pdf

 

Zandra’s video response:

LDS Apology for Racism is Fake

To the people who just retraumatized Black people in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. May God have mercy on your souls…

Posted by Sistas in Zion on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Glenn