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Loving v. Virginia

In 1967 the Supreme Court Case of Loving v. Virginia ended the right of states to ban interracial marriages and decided anti-miscegenation laws were unconstitutional under the 14th amendment. In this presentation, Victoria Basulto will tell the stories of the two plaintiffs, Mildred Jeter who was Black and Richard Loving who was white. Married in Washington D.C. the couple was charged with violating Virginia's antimiscegenation laws upon returning to Virginia. This is the story of their journey to the Supreme Court and the impact the decision had on the rest of the nation. 

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