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June 28, 2014 9:48 PM

Bucks' Jabari Parker: Mormon on other mission

Jabari Parker, who played one season at Duke, will be the first African-American Mormon drafted in the NBA, positioning himself as a striking new face for a church that discriminated against African-Americans until 1978, excluding them from being in the lay clergy and being married in the L.D.S. temple.

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