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Celebrate Loving Day by Fighting for Black Lives

On June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a historic ruling declaring Virginia’s ban on interracial marriages unconstitutional. That landmark case, Loving v. Virginia, 'paved the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015 and led to the diverse country that we see today.

June 12, 2020 Racial Justice