The Huffington Post | Loving Day

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Tue, 09/03/2013 - 6:48pm -- eddien
Title: 
Loving Day In Detroit: Celebrating The Freedom To Marry With Multicultural Celebration
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HuffPost Detroit
Press Date: 
06/09/2013
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Article
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Steph

History was made on June 12, 1967. Can you believe that interracial marriage bans were struck down in the United States only less than fifty years ago?

The Loving v. Virginia decision anniversary is directly relevant to my life for several reasons.

First, my husband Sean and I are in an interracial marriage. The challenges that we have faced as an interracial couple are not anywhere near the institutional barriers that existed during the Lovings’ time. We owe a debt of gratitude to them for their courage...