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Students For Liberty - World’s Worst Laws: Interracial marriage was illegal in Alabama until 2000

Students For Liberty - World’s Worst Laws: Interracial marriage was illegal in Alabama until 2000 | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
This is part of Students For Liberty’s “World’s Worst Laws” series. By highlighting the most egregious instances of state abuse of power, we hope to show that corruption, paternalism, and inefficiency are the rule rather than the exception when it comes to government. These stories shouldn’t boggle the mind or be excused as the workings [...]
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Washington Post columnist on "repressing gag reflex" at interracial marriag

Washington Post columnist on "repressing gag reflex" at interracial marriag | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The Washington Post's Richard Cohen has a reputation for saying weird, confusing things about race. For example, one recent column suggested that it took until very recently for him to realize why slavery was bad.
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The History of Interracial Marriage: Colonial America to Loving v. Virginia (1967) | US History Scene

The History of Interracial Marriage: Colonial America to Loving v. Virginia (1967) | US History Scene | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
This article focuses on the regulation of black & white marriages in the United States during the 20th century.
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Americans More Accepting of Interracial Couples and Marriages - Higher Education

Americans More Accepting of Interracial Couples and Marriages - Higher Education | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

While the Lovings were certainly not the only interracial couple pre mid 1960s that existed, they have become among the most symbolic due to their tenacity and determination to challenge and reign victorious against such bigoted attitudes of time period.


Now almost 50 years later, attitudes toward interracial marriage, while still frowned upon in certain circles, have transformed dramatically

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Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Break Up Their Marriage

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Break Up Their Marriage | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
*Sadly we have to report the dissolution of another union. They've been married for 1o years, but actors Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have announced they are
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Emily Henry's curator insight, April 14, 2014 2:30 PM

they chose to focus on thier son, they were married for ten years

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Racism in Paradise: Interracial marriages still stir prejudice among many Canadians

Racism in Paradise: Interracial marriages still stir prejudice among many Canadians | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
When Ashley and Raj Brar were married, they had two ceremonies: a white-dress wedding reflecting Ashley’s Irish, Scottish and Canadian heritage, and a traditional Indian ceremony to...
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