Missed in History: Loving v. Virginia, Part 2

BY Tracy V. Wilson / POSTED April 17, 2013
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Richard and Mildred loving Richard and Mildred Loving in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 1967, after the Supreme Court announced its ruling that the law keeping them from living together in Virginia was unconstitutional. © Bettmann/CORBIS

This episode continues the story of Mildred and Richard Loving and their relationship, which went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, overturning anti-miscegenation laws in 13 states.  This episode details the Supreme Court proceedings themselves, and the ruling’s effects.

Our listener mail is from Linda, who writes about The Trial of Goody Garlick and some clarity issues about where that story was set.

Our article we referenced: Betrothed through the Century A Timeline of Marriage

Episode link: Loving v. Virginia, Part 2

Here’s my research on this one.

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