On June 19th, join this special event for an important discussion on the past, present, and future of interracial relationships, and the cultural relevance of The Loving Story on 21st century communities across America.
The Loving Story is a moving account of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage. Their struggle culminated in a landmark Supreme Court decision, Loving v. Virginia (1967) which overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the United States.Event Panelists Include:
Director, Aspen Institute Justice and Society Program
Publisher, The Root.com
Henry Crown Fellow
Dr. Peter Wallenstein
Virginia TechNancy Buirski
Director and Producer, The Loving Story
RSVP for free https://aspeninstitute.wufoo.com/forms/the-loving-story-june-19-film-screening/
This program is the first of a three part Created Equal series. The Council is pleased to be hosted for this first program by our presenting partner, The Aspen Institute and The Aspen Institute Diversity Committee.
Created Equal Series Partners:
The Aspen Institute and The Aspen Institute Diversity Committee
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Alexandria Black History Museum
Financial support for Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.