When Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in July 1958, in Virginia, for violating a state law that banned marriage between people of different races, such laws had been on the books in most states since the seventeenth century. The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision. All Documentaries Peabody and Emmy Winner On June 2, 1958, a white man named Richard Loving and his part-black, part-Cherokee fiancée Mildred Jeter travelled from Caroline County, VA …

“Loving vs. Virginia: A documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case” tells the story of two teenagers who fell in love and just wanted to live together as a married couple in peace. Skip navigation ... We Talk to Interracial Couples 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia (HBO) - … Documentary on Mildred and Richard Loving. This verse/documentary novel explores the story of Loving vs. Virginia in a way that's accessible and engaging. Documentary on Mildred and Richard Loving.

Unfortunately, they also wanted to live together as a married couple in Virginia—a crime for an interracial couple. The blank verse is the story of Richard and Millie falling in love and having children with one another in rural Virginia, where it was illegal for them to be married as a mixed-race couple. The documentary brings to life the Lovings' marriage and the legal battle that followed through little-known filmed interviews and photographs shot for Life magazine.