It’s Famous Friday!
It is Friday once again, and today we will be highlighting the (former) interracial couple Sammy Davis Jr. and May Britt! Sammy Davis Jr. was taking a huge risk in marrying May Britt. It wasn’t until the Supreme court case of Loving vs. Virginia in 1967, that interracial marriages would become legal all throughout the United States. Sammy Davis Jr. was African-American and Cuban, and May Britt is Swedish. This couple’s marriage was definitely outside the norm for the time period. The union of Sammy and May certainly contributed [...]