The Legality Of Interracial Marriage Matters For All Black Americans

Rosalyn Morris
Momentum
Published in
3 min readJul 21, 2022

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I cannot really believe that in the 21st century we are questioning whether consenting adults of different races shoud be able to legally marry in the US. Yet — here we are.

I do know that interracial marriage was illegal in the US until 1967 — when the case of Loving v Virginia was decided by the Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision, the…

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