Most americans approve of interracial dating
Young believed the curse made black people ineligible to vote, marry white people, or hold the priesthood.Successive presidents continued to use the Biblical curses to justify excluding black men from the priesthood.
Kimball publicly refuted it; later church leaders have called the explanation a List of Mormon folk beliefs.
There has never been a written church policy against interracial marriage.
Church publications from 2003 still recommended that young people marry those with similar racial backgrounds.
In the 1970s, three LDS church members were excommunicated for criticizing church's racial exclusion policies.
Church president Kimball refuted racism in the 1970s, and in 2017 the LDS Church denounced racism and white supremacy.