BYU will honor two members of Wyoming’s Black 14 this weekend

Written by on September 23, 2022

The 1969 incident, which put a spotlight on LDS Church policies, will be the subject of a student-produced documentary being shown on BYU’s campus.

John Griffin, right, ties a black armband on the arm of his former teammate Mel Hamilton prior to The Black 14 panel discussion in the Central Ballroom Tuesday November 3, 2009 in Laramie, Wyo. The discussion marks the 40-year anniversary when in 1969 14 Wyoming football players were kicked off the team as they planned on wearing black armbands during a game against BYU. (Photo by Andy Carpenean/Laramie . . .

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