The Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus GA) | Loving Day

The Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus GA)

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 6:21pm -- eddien
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Loving Day is June 12, marks anniversary of Supreme Court decision legalizing interracial marriage in U.S.
Press Date: 
06/11/2013
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Article
Author: 
Sonya Sorich

A week after a Cheerios commercial sparked debate by featuring a biracial child, many people are celebrating the anniversary of a Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriages in the U.S.

June 12 is Loving Day, named after Richard and Mildred Loving -- the couple who got the right to marry with the 1967 landmark decision in Loving v. Virginia. Read the Supreme Court's full opinion here.