Covering up interracial dating
Alexander O'Neal believes there's more pressure on interracial couples to stay together.
The 63-year-old African-American R&B legend has opened up about how much harder he and his Caucasian wife Cynthia - whom he has been with for 29 years and lives in Bethnal Green in east London with - have had to work over the years to become "stronger" as a pair because of prejudice they have encountered because of their love. (AP) — The Latest on the unveiling of a historical marker honoring a Virginia couple that successfully fought a ban on interracial marriage (all times local): p.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — An interracial couple was walking near a Phoenix park when authorities say a shirtless neo-Nazi began angrily yelling a racial slur and harassing the black man in the couple over dating a white woman.
Jason Blum didn't anticipate the "out-cry" after 'Get Out' was nominated for a Golden Globe. Department of Justice news release says 46-year-old Thomas Sigler was sentenced Tuesday to two years and nine months, and 56-year-old William Dennis received one year and nine months.
The couple whose love brought down laws against interracial marriage are commemorated on a historical marker in Virginia's capital city.
The guilty verdicts mean jurors will decide whether 37-year-old Travis Ricci should face life in prison or the death penalty in the killing of Kelly Ann Jaeger. (AP) — A northern Virginia high school that is removing Confederate Gen. Lee's name could be renamed for an interracial couple.
Mixed-race couples were still shunned, bullied and beaten.
Almost 50 years later and I see a unity that I never saw as a child.
The question posed by the Lovings' plight was simple: Did Virginia's law violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?
The justices' unanimous conclusion also was simple — yes, it does — and felled not only Virginia's law, but similar laws in 15 other states.