Darron Smith is an African-American scholar, author and blogger. His research and scholarly writing focuses on social injustices impacting African Americans and other marginalized groups in the US.
His work includes the study and impact of race on US health care, the practice of white parents adopting black and biracial children,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darron_Smith#cite_note-1 religion, sports, politics and other pertinent subject matters of present time.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darron_Smith#cite_note-2https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darron_Smith#cite_note-3
Smith's most known work is the 2004 book, Black and Mormon, a book-length anthology exploring https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Mormons and their place in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints (LDS Church) since the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1978_Revelation_on_Priesthood that lifted the ban on blacks holding https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priesthood_(LDS_Church) in the church. His most recent book, When Race, Religion and Sport Collide: Black athletes at BYU and Beyond, explores African American male student-athletes through the medium of sport in the era of the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Lives_Matter movement.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darron_Smith#cite_note-MS-4