He was buried in a white cemetery. She was buried in a black cemetery. Their marriage was unheard-of at the time. Their relationship defied convention, and yet it survived war and bitter family resentment.
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Interracial marriages are on the rise and the growth is expected to continue, according to a Pew report. Despite increased visibility, there is still a lot missing from the conversation on interracial relationships. That's why we gathered seven of our most insightful stories surrounding interracial relationships. From personal takes on questions interracial couples are tired of hearing to a breakdown of common experiences when raising a mixed family, these stories give a glimpse into what it's like to be in a relationship with someone of a different race. Below, check out our favorite excerpts from the stories. In her latest video, Ramsey, whose husband is white, reveals some of the unintentionally offensive comments that people have said regarding her future children and their interracial family.
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Most Americans have never heard of Mildred and Richard Loving. But next week, a Hollywood movie will introduce the country to a time and place - 58 years ago in Virginia - when a sheriff could burst into a couple's bedroom and arrest them for being married. She was black, he was white, and that was a crime in Virginia and 23 other states. They were arrested, convicted and banished from their home state. But their legal fight led to the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Loving v.