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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.The two met in 1911 on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in Egypt.A year later, Marie-Claude died giving birth to their first child and Huang, heartbroken, followed her a year later.Historians have speculated that their unusual marriage was one of the first of its kind.

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.

Some of the first people of Spanish/ Mayan heritage were the product of a truly incredible marriage.

As a survivor of a shipwreck off the Yucatan coast, Gonzalo Guerrero found himself held captive by the Maya.

The last law officially prohibiting interracial marriage was repealed in Alabama in 2000.

While attending law school in England, Ruth met Sir Seretse Khama (then Prince Seretse Khama), the chief of the Bamangwato tribe, who became Botswana's first president in 1966.

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