Loving v. Virginia

As part of their Race Matters series, PBS Newshour interviewed Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy (Beacon Press; OverDrive Sample).

Her book explores the 50 year-old case of Loving v. Virginia and the Supreme Court decision that allowed interracial marriage. It also considers the ways integration and diversity have and will change the political and cultural landscape of America.

In addition to the PBS interview Cashin also talked to Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air and published an article about on the case and its consequences in the NYT. Salon also has a feature.

A film based on the actual case came out last November:

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