Mormon Prophets and Apostles Speak

“At least in the cases of the Lamanites [American Indians] and the negroes we have the definite word of the Lord Himself that He placed a dark skin upon them as a curse—as a punishment and as a sign to all others.” 

— Mormon apostle Mark E. Petersen
“Race Problems—As They Affect the Church”
An address given at Brigham Young University