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The love story that changed history: Fascinating photographs of interracial marriage at a time when it was banned in 16 states

Just 45 years ago, 16 states deemed marriages between two people of different races illegal. But in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history - and was captured on film by LIFE photographer Grey Villet.

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These portraits explore the fragmentation of the self, or the hidden self which is often underlaid beneath a facade. These fragmentations are the subconscious or conscious fears and desires which cannot be seen through facial expressions or gestures. I chose to portray these feelings through the complete deconstruction and distortion of the physical form

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Living in Squares, Loving in Triangles: The Lives and Loves of Virginia Woolf & the Bloomsbury Group: Amazon.co.uk: Amy Licence: 9781445645759: Books

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The love story that changed history: Fascinating photographs of interracial marriage at a time when it was banned in 16 states

Content: The Loving's children Peggy, Sidney and Donald play in King and Queen County, Virginia in April 1965

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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark ... https://www.amazon.com/dp/1452125902/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_Pl-6xbTAVEWM1

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