Virginia-the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D. At the time, anti-miscegenation laws were upheld in 16 states. The Lovings refused to leave one another and, with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, took their case to the courts. Cohen and Philip J. Hirschkop, as well as first-person testimony by their daughter Peggy Loving and rare documentary photographs by LIFE Magazine photographer Grey Villet, recounts the little-known story of the Loving family.
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I am married to a Caucasian French and Swedish husband and have 2 children. Both of my children look completely Caucasian having no African American features. We live in a predominately white upper middle class neighborhood and attend a church which is ultra rich and conservative. The pastor preaches weekly about loving each other and the church even has a black sister church. However, my children are excluded by others once they realize that I am their mother.
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Hollywood doesn't always get history right. This timeless film stars acting great Gregory Peck and is based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The film won three Academy Awards. Stream or buy on Amazon.
Back to top. It took a while for documentary filmmakers Leena Jayaswal and Caty Borum Chattoo to realize that they were part of their own story. The documentary is a travelogue—talking with people in Atlanta, Cleveland, Houston, and Los Angeles, among other places—but Jayaswal and Borum Chattoo are inextricably linked to the subject matter at hand. How does mixed-race identity develop?