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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 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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


I have edited Mildred and Richard Loving and Richard Loving to redirect to here, instead of Loving v Virginia. However, it seems to me that it might be better to title this article Mildred and Richard Loving, with a redirect from here to there instead. The change would only require a slight rewording of the opening, as near as I can tell.


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 ...


Facts. The plaintiffs, Mildred Loving (nee Mildred Delores Jeter, a woman of African and Rappahannock Native American descent, July 22, 1939 – May 2, 2008) [2] [3] [4] and Richard Perry Loving (a white man, October 29, 1933 – June 1975), [5] were residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia who had been married in June 1958 in the District of Columbia, having left Virginia to evade the Racial ...


Growing up in Caroline County, Mildred Jeter Loving (July 22, 1939–May 2, 2008) fell in love with Richard P. Loving. In 1958 they married in Washington, D.C., because he was white and she had African American and Native American ancestry.


Mildred Jeter was born in 1939. She was of African and Rappahannock (Native American) descent. Richard Loving was born in 1933. He was of Caucasian (white) descent. Mildred and Richard were ...