Decades-old interracial marriage case still relevant | The Collegian

Richard Loving married the woman he loved and wanted them to live in their hometown. Instead, he was faced with the ultimatum to divorce the woman he loved or be exiled from their home state — all because he’d married a woman of a different color.

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PHOTOS: An Intimate Look At Virginia’s First Legal Interracial Marriage

Before June of 1967, sixteen states still prohibited interracial marriage, including Virginia, the home of Richard Perry Loving, a white man, and his wife, Mildred Loving, a woman of African-American and Native-American descent.

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The History of Interracial Marriage: Colonial America to Loving v. Virginia (1967) | US History Scene

This article focuses on the regulation of black & white marriages in the United States during the 20th century.

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interracial relationships

An interracial relationship (IRR) is a dating or married relationship between people from different races. This post is about the ones in America. It is an overview post – click on links to go deep…

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Is Interracial Marriage Still Scandalous? – Room for Debate

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It’s been legal nationwide for 46 years, and it’s increasingly common. But does that mean that we have achieved a colorblind society?

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…and then

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It happens to be Loving Day which is what prompted me to finally get around to posting about the Cheerios.  Happy Loving Day! Interracial Marriage (black/white) has been legal for a grand total of….

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