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By Werner Sollors (Editor)

Interracialism, or marriage among participants of other races, has shaped, torn aside, outlined and divided our state considering the fact that its earliest background. This assortment explores the first texts of interracialism as a method of addressing middle concerns in our racial identification. starting from Hannah Arendt to George Schuyler and from Pace v. Alabama to Loving v. Virginia, it offers striking assets for school and scholars in English, American and Ethnic reports in addition to for common readers drawn to race family members. by means of bringing jointly a range of traditionally major records and of the simplest essays and scholarship near to ''miscegenation,'' Interracialism demonstrates that notions of race will be fruitfully approached from the vantage element of the denial of interracialism that sometimes informs racial ideologies.

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For Japanese American Citizens League, as amicus curiae, by special leave of Court. Mr. Chief Justice WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court. 1 For reasons which seem to us to reflect the central meaning of those constitutional commands, we conclude that these statutes cannot stand consistently with the Fourteenth Amendment. In June 1958, two residents of Virginia, Mildred Jeter, a Negro woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were married in the District of Columbia pursuant to its laws. Shortly after their marriage, the Lovings returned to Virginia and established their marital abode in Caroline County.

In June 1958, two residents of Virginia, Mildred Jeter, a Negro woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were married in the District of Columbia pursuant to its laws. Shortly after their marriage, the Lovings returned to Virginia and established their marital abode in Caroline County. At the October T erm, 1958, of the Circuit Court of Caroline County, a grand jury issued an indictment charging the Lovings with violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriages. On January 6, 1959, the Lovings pleaded guilty to the charge and were sentenced to one year in jail; however, the trial judge suspended the sentence for a period of 25 years on the condition that the Lovings leave the State and not return to Virginia together for 25 years.

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