A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform
Richard Perry Loving puts his arm around his wife, Mildred Loving, on June 12, 1967, after the Supreme Court ruled that Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage was unconstitutional.
I've always been a huge HUGE supporter of biracial dating, marriage, babies, everything. And I never got why some people feel so negative about it. Mildred Loving knew her husband since she was 11 years old and he was 17. They got married when she was 18 and pregnant with the first of her 3 children. They were sentenced to 2 years imprisonment only suspended if they left the state for 25 years. They moved to Washington. Long story short, they fought the case and on June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously declared: "There is patently no legitimate overriding purpose independent of invidious racial discrimination which justifies this classification. The fact that Virginia prohibits only interracial marriages involving white persons demonstrates that the racial classifications must stand on their own justification, as measures designed to maintain White Supremacy. . . . There can be no doubt that restricting the freedom to marry solely because of racial classifications violates the central meaning of the Equal Protection Clause." Richard Loving was killed in 1975 when a drunk driver struck their car. Mildred Loving, who was also in the car, lost her right eye in the collision. She died of pneumonia May 2, 2008 at the age of 68 at her home in Milford, Va
Celebrity Biracial couples
Robert Deniro & Grace Hightower
Zoe Kravits & Ben Foster
George Lucas & Mellody Hobson
Halle Berry & Gabriel Aubrey
David Bowie & Iman
Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel
Today, according to the Census Bureau, there are 4.3 million interracial couples in the nation.