Nina <I>Gomer</I> DuBois

Nina Gomer DuBois

Birth
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Death
26 Jun 1950 (aged 78–79)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Add to Map
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African American Baha'i Enrolled in the 1930s

First wife of W. E. B. DuBois, civil rights activist. Daughter of C. S. Gomer, Jeannette Pease. Mother of Burghardt DuBois.
Balck History

I was aware W.E.B Du Bois (1868-1963) met Abdu'l-Baha during his visit to the United States. However, it wasn't until last year when I read the article in the link below that I discovered W.E.B Du Bois admired the Baha'i Faith and had long-running connections with many Baha'is. His wife Nina Gomer Dubois became a Baha'i in the 1930s. In the mid-1950s he wrote: "If I were going to join a religious organization I should certainly be strongly tempted to join the Bahá'í movement because of its broad principles, its international and inter-racial program." He was aware of the Baha'i Writings, quoted them in letters to Baha'is, and was involved in activities held by Baha'is.
African American Baha'i Enrolled in the 1930s

First wife of W. E. B. DuBois, civil rights activist. Daughter of C. S. Gomer, Jeannette Pease. Mother of Burghardt DuBois.
Balck History

I was aware W.E.B Du Bois (1868-1963) met Abdu'l-Baha during his visit to the United States. However, it wasn't until last year when I read the article in the link below that I discovered W.E.B Du Bois admired the Baha'i Faith and had long-running connections with many Baha'is. His wife Nina Gomer Dubois became a Baha'i in the 1930s. In the mid-1950s he wrote: "If I were going to join a religious organization I should certainly be strongly tempted to join the Bahá'í movement because of its broad principles, its international and inter-racial program." He was aware of the Baha'i Writings, quoted them in letters to Baha'is, and was involved in activities held by Baha'is.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/37409689/nina-dubois: accessed ), memorial page for Nina Gomer DuBois (1871–26 Jun 1950), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37409689, citing Mahaiwe Cemetery, Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by J Alt (contributor 47085792).