Unusual interratial dating
In spite of the Bahá’í faith’s innermost message of “Oneness of Mankind,” many people of the faith living in Washington, D. adhered to the attitude of racial segregation that was rampant during the time.With Bahá’í leader Abdu’l-Bahá declaring his staunch support for interracial marriages, Louis and Louisa were married in 1912 in New York, becoming the first interracial Bahá’í couple.He was adopted by a French priest and later traveled to France with Bishop Artus de Lionne.In France, he soon joined with a number of promising young French scholars to develop a Chinese-French dictionary.
Desperate to avoid being killed, he successfully sought to learn his captors’ language and customs.
When Hernan Cortez arrived in the area, an attempt was made to retrieve Guerrero and one other survivor.
But Guerrero refused to leave, saying, “I am married and have three children, and they look on me as a Both Louis Gregory, an African American man and Louisa Mathews, a British woman were of the Bahá’í faith: a religion centered on unity.
In 1713, Huang married a middle-class Parisian woman named Marie-Claude Regnier.
There are very few records of marriages between Europeans and non-Europeans during this time period and many considered such relationships unthinkable.