Black History Month Devotional

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Black History Month Devotional

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Coming this Sunday, February 21st at 7 PM:

The Equity Committee and the Genesis Group invite everyone to join a special devotional featuring Ron McClain and his daughter, Laney McClain Armstrong. Attorney, Ron McClain, is a former Black Panther who joined the church and became a sealer in the Oakland Temple. Laney, a music teacher, will interview her dad about his life and how race has been a part of his experience as a member of the church.

Zoom link to the fireside:

Meeting ID: 964 8533 4968
Passcode: 913656

Ron McClain

was a long-time resident of Oakland and practiced law for almost 40 years until he and his wife moved to Salt Lake City. He joined the church after he met his future wife, Deena, at UC Davis Law School. Ron has served as a bishop, high council member, director of public affairs, leader of the Genesis Group. Ron also served as a temple sealer. He and his wife have three daughters.

Laney McClain Armstrong

is the oldest daughter of Ron and Deena McClain. She earned a BA from Harvard University in Afro-American Studies. She later received a Master’s and Doctorate in music. While she is busy raising four young children with her husband, Josh, she teaches music at a school in Oakland and serves as an artistic director for a women’s vocal ensemble, Musae, in San Francisco.

Here is Laney singing, “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Marian Anderson sang this song at the March on Washington after Dr. King’s speech.


February 21
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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