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Brigham Young ( /ˈbrɪɡəm/; June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of...

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It was her eyes. They mesmerized me. They couldn't believe how we became so close. In a few weeks, I knew you were the one. I held you tight under the stars the night when I saw tears fall from your eyes. You told me what your grandma said to you. She said, "you are black and he is white. Brigham Young said that God would kill you both if you make love so end it tonight." My heart was broke, and I never fixed it. They moved her away to live with her grandparents. It's been some years, and I hear she's now engaged. If I could go back, I know what I would say when I saw tears fall from your eyes. You told me what your grandma said to you. She said, "you are black and he is white. Brigham Young said that God would kill you both if you make love so end it tonight." I lay in my truck with the stars throughout the sky. The black and white blanket of bliss can't soothe my tenderness. You're the girl I'll always miss. - - - - - - - I write songs about events in my life. I write them so I can play them, and they make me feel better. I don't want anyone to think that I have anything against mormons or I think that mormons are racist. My brother is black, and some of our closest friends growing up were mormon. The only thing I knew about Brigham Young was that he had a school named after him. I only researched Brigham Young after the fact. There were many racists back in that time. Hopefully, there will come a time, as our cultures merge, when people will look at differences as a <b>...</b>
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