In 1959, Richard Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred, of African American and Native American descent, were arrested for marrying. They took it to the Supreme Court - where they changed history.
James’s personal and artistic journey has a lot to teach us about the shifting politics of race, class and feminist politics over the course of the last half century. Kenyon Farrow explores the late icon’s history.
WASHINGTON -- Thomas Jefferson wrote "all men are created equal" to declare U.S. independence from Britain, yet he was also a lifelong slave owner who freed only nine of his more than 600 slaves during his lifetime.