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Mildred & Richard Loving were arrested for breaking Virginia's law against interracial marriage. Their landmark Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage in the U.S. It's neat how their name was Loving and how they advocated love and marriage between the races.

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Loving v. Virginia, Richard and Mildred Loving fought against the state of Virginia for their right to be married. photo by Grey Villet,

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from OnlyInYourState

Here Are 13 Inexpensive Yet Awesome Things You Can Do in West Virginia

Taylor Books, located on the historic Capitol Street in downtown Charleston, is a perfect little coffee shop and bookstore. Grab a cup of their coffee or a draft beer and listen to a local band play! More

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from BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

RICHARD AND MILDRED LOVING: THE LOVE STORY THAT MADE MARRIAGE A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT

The Lovings, not allowed to be legally married in the state of Virginia. In 1967 their case was taken all the way to the Supreme Court where it was decided that no marriage could be denied because of the persons race. Here we are in 2013, let's hope that the Supreme Court does the right thing again, and declares that no two people should not be allowed to be married based on their sexual orientation.

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Fog In the Pasture Fog inthe Pasture ~~ On the Blue Ridge Parkway somewhere in North Carolina or Virginia • photo: Judy V. Kennamer on BetterPhoto

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