Century of Black Mormons


Complex projects such as this are inherently community endeavors. There are a variety of people who have worked to make it possible. Foremost on the list are David and Melinda Simmons who believed in the project when they first learned about it. 

Project Manager and General Editor

W. Paul Reeve


Advisory Board

Darius Gray

Tarienne Mitchell

Ardis E. Parshall

Tonya Reiter

Carter Charles


J. Willard Marriott Library

University of Utah

Anna L. Neatrour

Leah Martin Donaldson

Dhanushka Samarakoon


Church History Library

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Matthew Grow

Reid Neilson

Keith Erekson

Anne R. Berryhill

Tarienne Mitchell

Elise Reynolds

Jenny Reeder

Justin Bray

David Grua

Brent Rogers

Contributing Scholars

Ardis E. Parshall

Quincy D. Newell

Tonya Reiter

Amy Tanner Thiriot

Christopher Jones

Russell Stevenson


University of Utah

History Department

Benjamin Kiser

Joseph Stuart

Jeff Turner

Kaitlyn Benoit

Matthew McBride

Amadi Alex Amaitsa

Juli Huddleston

Mary Banks


Community Contributors

Judith Lawrence Williams

Robert Greenwell

Bruce Crow

Gloria Mixon

Steven Madsen

Tod Robbins

Ilene Shelton

Deena Porcaro Hill

Delila Perkins