Richard and Mildred Loving exiled from Virginia for their interracial marriage in 1958. #HBODocumentary #theLovingstory

“God created the races and placed them on separate continents to show that he didn’t want the races to mix.”—everyman. Virginia, 1958.

“I love my wife, and it’s just unfair that I can’t live with her.”-Richard Loving during court proceedings.

The courts pressured the Lovings to live apart. They fought to stay together. Click here for the NY times write-up.


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