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A Sad Day today [May. 5th, 2008|04:51 pm]
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[News from the The Associated Press]



Mildred Loving, matriarch of interracial marriage, dies


Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia's ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws nationwide, has died.


Mildred Loving along with her husband Richard were the plaintiffs in Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in all fifty states.
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[User Picture]From: thefayth
2008-05-05 09:35 pm (UTC)
RIP, I really liked the movie, what was it Mr & Mrs Loving?
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[User Picture]From: lordlnyc
2008-05-05 11:33 pm (UTC)
You are correct Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996) (TV). I like the movie as well.

As a activist in many areas [as well as someone who as dated Interracially] I have look up to the Lovings' as heroes.

Edited at 2008-05-05 11:58 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nightstalker
2008-05-06 12:52 am (UTC)
What a perfect name for the case.
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[User Picture]From: lordlnyc
2008-05-06 01:03 am (UTC)


I have always thought the same thing
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