On July 11, 1958, newlyweds Richard and Mildred Loving were asleep in bed when three armed police officers burst into the room.The couple were hauled from their house and thrown into jail, where Mildred remained for several days, all for the crime of getting married.Say what you will about the ragged remnants of slavery; Massa’s insistence on protecting the precious Missus from even the glance of a studly fieldhand left as much of a legacy, I believe, as the N-word.
After an extensive legal battle, the Supreme Court ruled that laws prohibiting interracial marriage were unconstitutional in June of 1967.Click here for a chance to win a free copy and read below for a brief excerpt. The right age, the right kind of job, and he was definitely trying to holla. Chocolate and vanilla, swirled in the dating world.By//Veronica Waters He was tall—important for a lot of women, but for one who stands 5’9”, crucial—and even in her five-inch heels, he towered over her. I’ve often wondered why the swirl I do see seems so lopsided. (I am looking for male and female friends.) I also have a special place in ? (Even though to the eye, I'm black.) I can tend to be shy at first, but will come out once I get to know you.The only thing I could come up with is the fact that segregation didn’t really end to long ago if you think about it. Some of the first signs of making segregation illegal were Brown vs. So in a sense, it doesn’t surprise me that we still have people thinking with their 1960’s brain. If you enjoy being with that person and he/she makes you happy, never mind race.