Marvin Perkins

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Marvin Perkins is a Latter-day Saint music producer and DVD producer. As an African-American he has sought to change the perceptions of Latter-day Saints towards African-Americans and African-Americans towards Latter-day Saints. Along with Darius Gray, Perkins has produced a set of DVDs titled Blacks in the Scriptures. He also has written a paper titled "How to Reach African-Americans".

In June 2008, CNN aired an interview with Perkins in which he was able to vocally explain his faith in the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

Perkins was raised in other Christian faiths and joined the LDS Church in his late teenage years.

Perkins has made CDs of hymns.

Perkins is involved with public affairs for the LDS Church's Genesis Group, a social organization for black Latter-day Saints.[1]

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  1. ^ "Contact Genesis". The Genesis Group. 2007. Retrieved 2009-01-29.