Loving Day commemorates the historic civil rights victory of the illegally married couple Mildred (black) and Richard (white) Loving in Virginia, a marriage for which they spent a year in prison and the conviction overturned on this day in 1967 by the United States Supreme Court.
Love is colour blind.
My mother’s Afro-Caribbean and my father white, English, Irish and Scottish.
See below to find out more about interracial relationships:
See below to find out more on the children of interracial relationships:
Right now you’re thinking: Is this book racist? No doubt the title is controversial, as are its contents, but I can happily reassure you, as a mixed race individual myself, it’s not racist.
‘Human variation is real, and it’s foolish to ignore it or sweep it under the rug. It’s not something to be ashamed of or to avoid for fear of conflict… Our diversity is a gift, and to keep ourselves separated and compartmentalized would be to waste that gift.’
What do Steve Jobs, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Bob Marley, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Naomi Campbell, Vin Diesel, Jimi Hendrix, Ne-Yo and Jessica Alba all have in common? You know many more mixed race individuals than you think.
Continue reading Breeding Between the Lines: Why Interracial People Are Healthier and More Attractive by Alon Ziv