LIFE Magazine and ‘Loving’: The Photos That…

LIFE Magazine and ‘Loving’: The photos that captured a history-making couple via Time

LIFE Magazine and ‘Loving’: The Photos That…

When LIFE photographer Grey Villet visited Richard and Mildred Loving in 1966, the Virginia couple had little desire for publicity. But after being essentially banished from the state for the crime of miscegenation—Richard was white and Mildred was black, at a time when Virginia and 17 other states outlawed interracial marriage—their case was on its way to the Supreme Court, so they had little choice in their fame.


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