In 1958, a mixed-race couple, Mildred and Richard Loving, were arrested and then banished from the US state of Virginia for breaking its laws against inter-racial marriage.
Nine years later, Mildred and Richard Loving won a ruling at the Supreme Court declaring this sort of legislation unconstitutional.
Witness speaks to the Lovings’ lawyer, Bernie Cohen. Published on October 8, 2013.
Second piece from the Ecclesia project.
Production: Eric Wahlforss
Mixing: Mark Bihler
Mastering: Bo Kondren