Interracial Marriage

It’s Famous Friday!

2018-08-31T05:47:16+00:00August 31st, 2018|

Mildred Loving Mildred was multiracial and started dating a white male, Richard Loving. At the age of 18 she became pregnant and so they decided to marry. They could not marry in Virginia because of their race so they drove to Washington D.C. to get married. After the Loving’s were married they returned home to Virginia. Mildred and Richard were married only a few weeks before two deputies came into their home in the middle of the night to arrest them for violating Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act, which forbid interracial [...]

An Interracial Marriage

2017-09-19T09:33:06+00:00September 19th, 2017|

An Interracial Marriage: Seeing life through the eyes of the other by Guest Contributor Michael Dobson It’s hard to write about your spouse or your marriage, but easy to write about love. When writing about both, it’s a story of humanity, of our world and the lens through which we see and experience our journeys. Nearly 20 years ago I called my eldest daughter Mia and told her that her dad was about to do something radical, that I was about to marry a white women. She was happy for [...]

Pew Research Report

2017-05-24T07:28:18+00:00May 24th, 2017|

You can read the new Pew Research Report on Interracial Marriage in the United States here:

A Moment of Your Time  

2020-09-29T05:57:14+00:00May 2nd, 2016|

by Susan Graham  We're not asking for a month or a day-but just a moment during this week. June 7 to 14 is National Multiracial Heritage Week. I know, I know, you're getting tired of all these groups with all their months, weeks, and days. Does every group need a special time-slot? Probably not, but if they do, we want one too. This special week now has the official sanction of the Governors and legislators of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Texas, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Washington, [...]

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