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Louis George Gregory is the first African Descent Hand of the Cause of God in the Baha'i Faith. This is the highest staion of honor an individual could realize in the Baha'i Faith. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hand_of_the_Cause_of_God

His life was significant as he was a champion of Racial Amity in America, helping to spread the conciousness of Oneness throughout America, Germany and Haiti in the first half of the 20th Century.

His father was a Civil War Veteran of the United States Colored Troops

His grandmother was born in Africa

His grandfather was an enslaver of his mother and grandmother

He has a museum named after him in Charleston South Carolina http://www.louisgregorymuseum.org/AboutLouisGregory.htm

He is featured in the Bell South African American History Calender of 2005 for South Carolina http://www.scafricanamericanhistory.com/currenthonoree.asp?month=1&year=2005

To Move the World: Louis Gregory and the Advancement of Racial Unity in America Author: Gayle Morrison Product Code: TMW ISBN: 0-87743-188-4 Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust of the United States Pages: 399 Binding Information: Softcover Size: 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 Availability: In stock. Price: $15.95 Qty: At the heart of the most challenging issue for the American Baha'i community-the problem of obliterating racial prejudice-stands Louis George Gregory. A highly regarded teacher, writer, and lecturer throughout the first half of the century, Louis Gregory is a major historical figure. To Move the World recounts Louis Gregory's 42 years of service (1909-1951) for the Baha'i Faith, examines social and racial forces at work in the United States during his lifetime and the dynamics shaping the American Baha'i community as it struggled to eliminate racial prejudice.


Notability[edit]

I am not the author of this page, but wanted to comment on its notability. The Hands of the Cause are the highest appointed position in the Bahá'í Faith, and many other Hands of the Cause have their own pages (can be seen by going to Hands of the Cause. I do think the notability guidelines are met. My concern with this page though is that it might be a copyright violation from this page [1]. I have a feeling however that the author of that page is the editor who posted the content here, so he may choose to license the text under the GFDL. Also the text has to be heavily cleaned up to make it NPOV, but that can be done with some editing. Regards, -- Jeff3000 03:49, 6 October 2006 (UTC)

I will try to paraphrase, wikify, and NPOVify the content, but it will take some time. -- Jeff3000 04:05, 6 October 2006 (UTC)



more refs[edit]

--Smkolins (talk) 19:49, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

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