Mildred Loving R.I.P.

Mildred Loving died on 2 May at her home in Virginia. She achieved notoriety in 1967 when her groundbreaking case – Loving v Virginia – resulted in the United States Supreme Court handed down a unanimous judgment in which it held that miscegenation laws prohibited inter-racial marriage were unconstitutional.

For more on the case, and on Mildred Loving, see this Obituary in the New York Times