Richard and Mildred Loving: Reluctant Civil Rights Heroes

Richard Loving kisses his wife Mildred as he arrives home from work, King and Queen County, Virginia, April 1965.
Civil Rights Movement
'60s
© Estate of Grey Villet

Richard and Mildred Loving never asked to be heroes of the Civil Rights movement. But when the state of Virginia deemed their interracial marriage illegal, the couple fought back. And won. Read More

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