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Richard and Mildred Loving are no longer alive. Mildred Loving died from pneumonia on May 2, 2008 at age 68. Richard Loving was killed in a car accident in June 1975 at age 41. Richard and Mildred Loving were civil rights activists during the 1960s who successfully challenged Virginia's ban on interracial marriage.


With a perfect last name amid imperfect circumstances, Richard and Mildred Loving made history when their fight for the state of Virginia to recognize their interracial marriage made it all the ...


Visit Biography.com to learn about the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple whose quest to end Virginia's ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court decision.


RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia's ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws nationwide, has died ...


Mildred and Richard Loving had three children: Donald, Peggy and Sidney Loving. June 12 has become known as Loving Day in the United States, an unofficial holiday celebrating interracial marriages.. Deaths. Richard Loving died at age 41 in 1975, when a drunken driver struck their car.


Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court which struck down all state laws banning interracial marriage as violations of the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The case was brought by Mildred Loving (née Jeter), a woman of color, and Richard Loving, a white man, who had been sentenced to ...


Mildred and Richard Loving had been married just a few weeks when, in the early morning hours of July 11, 1958, Sheriff Garnett Brooks and two deputies, acting on an anonymous tip that the Lovings ...


Mark Loving, the grandson of Mildred Loving, says his grandmother is being "racially profiled" in the upcoming film Loving. Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter's 1958 marriage in Virginia would change the course of history when it came to interracial marriages. Loving was a white man and Jeter was a ...


Mildred Loving, a reluctant warrior in the US civil rights movement, has died at her home in Virginia aged 68. She made history with the aptly named supreme court case Loving v Virginia, in which ...


50 Years After Loving v. Virginia. Image. Richard and Mildred Loving at their home in Central Point, Va., with their children, from left, Peggy, Donald and Sidney, in 1967.