June 12 is "Loving Day" a tribute to Mildred & Richard Perry Loving. This married couple was arrested in Virginia in 1958 for violating anti-miscegenation laws, which prohibited inter-racial marriages, specifically between non-whites & whites. Their case went up to the U.S. Supreme Court, brought by Mrs. Loving, on June 12, 1967. The Warren Court handed down its decision in "Loving vs. Virginia," striking anti-miscegenation laws as violative of the equal-protection clause, or…
Powerful story of the couple whose Supreme Court case overturned ban on inter-racial marriage. But the fight for marriage equality continues: http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/issues/lgbt-rights/marriage-equality
the Original Series had a predominantly female fanbase, and during its initial run, was widely mocked and dismissed by mainstream (i.e., male) science fiction fans as being fake sci-fi for girls. It’s difficult to overstate the influence women had on the franchise in its early days; most of the early Star Trek conventions were organised by and for women, and those same organisers were responsible for the massive letter-writing campaign that prevented the show from being cancelled
No caso Pace Vs. Alabama (106 US 583), de 1883. A Corte Suprema dos EUA decidiu que o estatuto anti-miscigenação do Alabama não violava a 14ª Emenda Constitucional. De acordo com o tribunal, ambas as raças eram tratadas com igualdade, porquê brancos e negros eram punidos legalmente ao violarem a lei contra o casamento e sexo inter-racial. Entre 1913-1948, 30 Estados tinham leis anti-miscigenação. A legítima Ku Klux Klan nunca discriminou ninguém, nem negros, nem judeus e nem mexicanos.