Loving v. Virginia, Part 1


Mildred and Richard Loving's relationship went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court when they were arrested for breaking Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws. On June 20, 1963, Mildred wrote a letter to the ACLU asking for help. Tune in to learn more.

Mildred and Richard Loving. (Bettman/Corbis)

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, civil rights, American history, Civil Rights Movement, love stories, Loving v. Virginia, segregation, legal history, Mildred and Richard Loving, court cases, 14th amendment, black history, U.S. history