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What is Loving Day? June 12 marks landmark Supreme Court decision for interracial marriage

June 12 is Loving Day, a celebration marking the day the Supreme Court struck down state bans against interracial marriage.The day is named for the monumental case, Loving v. Virginia, and the interracial couple at its center, Richard and Mildred Loving. The 1967 Supreme Court decision struck down 16 state bans on interracial marriage as unconstitutional.”Over the long haul, it changes America,” said Peter Wallenstein, author of “Race, Sex, and the Freedom to […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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