Mildred and Richard Loving. The Lovings were an interracial married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Mildred and Richard Loving. The Lovings were an interracial married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Click the image for Loving VS Virginia the case that overturned the law against interracial marriage.

Click the image for Loving VS Virginia the case that overturned the law against interracial marriage.

Call for Artists – A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia — Asian Arts Initiative - http://ehood.us/4hK  A MORE PERFECT UNION: CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOVING V. VIRGINIA A juried exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative Curated by Dave Kyu Exhibition: June 2 – August 25, 2017 Submission Deadline: Monday, April 24, 2017, 11:59PM CURATORIAL STATEMENT The election of Barack Obama was seen as a turning point of a society that ha

Call for Artists – A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia — Asian Arts Initiative - http://ehood.us/4hK A MORE PERFECT UNION: CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOVING V. VIRGINIA A juried exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative Curated by Dave Kyu Exhibition: June 2 – August 25, 2017 Submission Deadline: Monday, April 24, 2017, 11:59PM CURATORIAL STATEMENT The election of Barack Obama was seen as a turning point of a society that ha

10 Photos of Interracial Couples Show the Impact of 'Loving v. Virginia' 48 Years Later

10 Photos of Interracial Couples Show the Impact of 'Loving v. Virginia' 48 Years Later

10 Photos of Interracial Couples Show the Impact of 'Loving v. Virginia' 48 Years Later

10 Photos of Interracial Couples Show the Impact of 'Loving v. Virginia' 48 Years Later

U.S. States, by the date of repeal of anti-miscegenation laws: gray - no laws passed; green - 1780 to 1887; yellow - 1948 to 1967; red - after 1967

U.S. States, by the date of repeal of anti-miscegenation laws: gray - no laws passed; green - 1780 to 1887; yellow - 1948 to 1967; red - after 1967

Loving v Virginia VIRGINIA Fight over same-sex marriage echoes decades-old battle of Loving v. Virginia  "You're talking about pure prejudice as the basis of both laws."

Loving v Virginia VIRGINIA Fight over same-sex marriage echoes decades-old battle of Loving v. Virginia "You're talking about pure prejudice as the basis of both laws."

Black History Month for Kids 2014: #7 – Loving v. Virginia Today ...

Black History Month for Kids 2014: #7 – Loving v. Virginia Today in an Interracial Cheerios Commercial

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

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

Almost 50 years after Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage, interracial couples are still marginalized and discriminated against. http://mic.com/articles/120345/11-photos-of-interracial-couples-show-the-impact-of-loving-v-virginia-48-years-later

Almost 50 years after Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage, interracial couples are still marginalized and discriminated against. http://mic.com/articles/120345/11-photos-of-interracial-couples-show-the-impact-of-loving-v-virginia-48-years-later

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