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Celebrating the day when the love of an interracial couple conquered centuries of hate

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Celebrating the day when the love of an interracial couple conquered centuries of hate

Los Angeles Times - By Michelle Maltais

The 49th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down laws banning interracial marriage is this weekend. In 1958, when Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving wanted to marry, their union was illegal. Mildred was black and Native American, and her childhood sweetheart, Richard, …

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