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.As a survivor of a shipwreck off the Yucatan coast, Gonzalo Guerrero found himself held captive by the Maya.
Jones was the biracial daughter of a working class couple.
The two met in 1911 on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in Egypt.
Their love for one another was not received well by the general public, especially in the United States, where racism was still very much the norm.
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.