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Tue, 09/03/2013 - 5:53pm -- eddien
Title: 
Opinion: The importance of ‘Loving’ in the face of racism
Show, Series, or Section: 
In America
Press Date: 
06/12/2013
Press Category: 
Article
Author: 
Ken Tanabe

On June 15, the 10th annual Loving Day Flagship Celebration in New York City will draw an expected 1,500 guests. And while many participants are multiracial, anyone can host a Loving Day Celebration for friends and family, and make it a part of their annual traditions.

We need to work collectively to fight prejudice through education and build a strong sense of multiethnic community. If we do, one day we might live in a nation where the racial identities of politicians’ children's spouses are no longer national news, and cereal commercials are more about cereal than race.