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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia's ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws nationwide, has died ...
Mildred Loving, a reluctant warrior in the US civil rights movement, has died at her home in Virginia aged 68. She made history with the aptly named supreme court case Loving v Virginia, in which ...
mildred and richard loving (ap images) june 12 is “loving day,” an unofficial american holiday that commemorates the landmark 1967 supreme court decision, loving v. virginia, that overturned state laws against interracial marriage.
Regarding the three chidren: Peggy, Donald, and Sidney. According to the article on the link below... Their son Robert died in 2000 Peggy Loving (Fortune) is the couple’s only surviving daughter ... -snip- His parents Richard and Mildred, his brother Donald and two daughters preceded him in death. Sidney leaves to cherish his memory his wife ...
Mildred Loving’s Death Mildred Loving passed away from pneumonia on May 2, 2008, at the age of 68. She was survived by two of her children and a legion of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mildred and Richard and their three children, Peggy, Sidney and Donald, are the Loving family. Mr. Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Ms. Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent, both from Virginia, decided to get married in the District of Columbia to evade Virginia's 1924 Racial Integrity Act, which banned any white person marrying any non-white person.
Mildred and Richard Loving had three children: Donald, Peggy and Sidney Loving. June 12 has become known as Loving Day in the United States, an unofficial holiday celebrating interracial marriages.. Deaths. Richard Loving died at age 41 in 1975, when a drunken driver struck their car.
On June 2, 1958, Richard Perry Loving and Mildred Dolores Jeter journeyed from their hometown of Central Point to Washington, D.C., to get married.
Richard and Mildred Loving at their home in Central Point, Va., with their children, from left, Peggy, Donald and Sidney, in 1967. Credit Credit Free Lance-Star, via Associated Press
Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), is a landmark civil rights decision of the United States Supreme Court which struck down all state laws banning interracial marriage.. The case was brought by Mildred Loving (née Jeter), a woman of color, and Richard Loving, a white man, who had been sentenced to a year in prison in Virginia for marrying each other.