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Screenshots of the photo and horrific caption soon popped up throughout Instagram, with users calling out his words as being anti-miscegenation (being against interracial relationships).
The currents in the history of the West preoccupied with miscegenation and corruption of the blood are feeble in the face of the overwhelming tide of annexation, assimilation, and admixture.
Ms. Loving, a black woman, and Mr. Loving, a white man, had been sentenced to a year in prison for violating an anti-miscegenation statute that was still valid in Virginia and two dozen other states.
The Virginia residents had married in the District of Columbia and then returned to their home state, where they were indicted on a charge of violating the state’s anti-miscegenation laws.
On Feb. 2, 1878, they were found guilty of miscegenation and fined $500 each.
The ruling struck down anti-miscegenation laws that still existed at that time in several states.
And since Virginia had an anti-miscegenation law that prohibited blacks and whites from marrying, the state claimed that this provision didn’t violate the Buchanan decision.
Loving, the stirring film about a mixed-race couple fighting against 1960s miscegenation laws in Virginia, has a sophisticated cousin from across the pond: A United Kingdom, the latest work by British director Amma Asanta.
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miscegenationalplay \-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl\ adjective
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