On July 11, , newlyweds Richard and Mildred Loving were asleep in bed when three armed police officers burst into the room. The couple were hauled from their house and thrown into jail, where Mildred remained for several days, all for the crime of getting married. At that time, 24 states across the country had laws strictly prohibiting marriage between people of different races. Five weeks earlier, the longtime couple had learned Mildred was pregnant and decided to wed in defiance of the law. In , they approached the American Civil Liberties Union to fight their case in court.
When I would see him coming, I would pull down my low-cut blouse to show a little more cleavage, and hike up my short skirt to show a little more leg. We teased each other all the time. It made my pussy tingle to know he appreciated what he saw and probably wanted to fuck me. I had never been with a black man, and I was intrigued. One day, when he came in, I was just going on break, and I invited him to join me. We sat at the table in the break room and I crossed my legs seductively. I saw him admitting my shapely thighs.
The views expressed in our content reflect individual perspectives and do not represent the official views of the Baha'i Faith. Interracial marriage — illegal in the United States for more than two hundred years — only gradually became legal through the love of some of the brave couples who moved America towards acceptance. The United States prides herself on noble ideals like life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but for the Americans who fell in love with someone of a different color, those words rang hollow. Infamous and shameful miscegenation laws banned marriage across color lines in , and continued to do so for several hundred years until American courts finally struck them down in So for hundreds of years, the United States denied marriage — one of the highest expressions of love and unity, and one of the greatest sources of happiness — to those who fell in love with someone of a different color or racial classification.
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