Lessons to be learned from history: Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested for breaking Virginia's law against interracial marriage. Their landmark US Supreme Court case, Loving vs. Virginia, legalized interracial marriage in the US.
June 12, 1967: The United States Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all U.S. state laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional. Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), was a landmark civil rights decision of the United States Supreme Court, which invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage. The case was brought by Mildred […] The post June 12, 1967: U.S. Supreme Court Invalidated Laws Prohibiting Interracial Marriage appeared first on Black Then .
The love story that changed history: Fascinating photographs of interracial marriage at a time when it was banned in 16 states
Greg Villet captures the Loving's children Peggy, Sidney and Donald as they play in Virginia in April 1965
The 1967 Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia overturned all laws forbidding interracial marriage. The Loving Generation tells the story of how a generation of Americans born to one black and one white parent experience race and identity in a divided United States.