So when he made the move forward with me, it was not casual, he was in for life.
They sued and took their case all the way to the U. Supreme Court and won, helping to strike down anti-miscegenation laws across the country.
Some of those laws went beyond black and white, prohibiting marriages between whites and Native Americans, Filipinos, Indians, Asians, and in some states "all non-whites."The Lovings, a working-class couple from a deeply rural community, weren't trying to change the world and were media-shy, said one of their lawyers, Philip Hirschkop, who now lives in Lorton, Va.
They simply wanted to be married and raise their children in Virginia.
Marriage is an institution whose bricks were mortared with white supremacy, capitalism, and patriarchy just like all other U. (And I intentionally use words like “love” and “marriage” as opposed to a looser term like “relationships.” I will explain why in a sec.) Other writers have discussed why so few stories and images in Western culture feature black women as the love interest in interracial romance.
For example, Brittany Slatton’s book (2014) concisely depicts the intense levels of misogynoir in the United States.