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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case (Books about Love for Kids, Civil Rights History Book)

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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case (Books about Love for Kids, Civil Rights History Book) - Powell, Patricia Hruby
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Richard and Mildred Loving were sentenced to a year in prison for marrying each other at a time when interracial marriage was prohibited by law in their home state of Virginia. Their determination to be together led them to bring this case all the way to the Supreme Court where, in a landmark decision, the court invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage. The decision was followed by an increase in interracial marriages in the U.S., and is remembered annually on Loving Day, June 12. This documentary novel vividly ...

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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case (Books about Love for Kids, Civil Rights History Book) 2016, Chronicle Books, San Francisco

ISBN-13: 9781452125909

Hardcover