6/6/17 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia, Colleges Embrace Segregation - WSJ Many on the left today seem unable to decide whether all those Southern segregationists were wrong—or just ahead of their time. Progressives were more certain of themselves 50 years ago, and the court that decided Loving was right to follow their lead.
On June 12, 1967 the US Supreme Court ruled in Loving v Virginia that state laws forbidding interracial marriage were unconstitutional. Despite this Supreme Court ruling, such laws remained on the books, although unenforceable, in several states until 2000, when Alabama became the last state to repeal its law against mixed-race marriage. #TodayInBlackHistory: