Loving v. Virginia

Living AFTER Loving

2017-06-12T19:11:40+00:00June 12th, 2017|

Living After Loving by Susan Graham June 12 is the 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the landmark decision by the Supreme Court that made interracial marriage legal in the United States. We were legally able to marry someone of another race, which I did in 1981. Life didn’t change much for my husband and me in those days. No one taunted or insulted us and we rarely got those crazy stares that some interracial couples report. Then we had children. My children are multiracial. You might also call them [...]

Loving – The Movie

2017-02-26T22:07:28+00:00February 26th, 2017|

Loving – a true story of an interracial couple who took their case to the Supreme Court Ruth Negga as Mildred in the movie Loving, was nominated for an Oscar, but did not win. It’s still an important movie to see and below is a review from le News. LOVING *** Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and got married in 1959 in a small town in Virginia. They had known each other for many years and were very happy together. The only problem was that Richard was white [...]

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