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How activists, bureaucrats, and media constructed a new American
Jun 12
How does our belief in race affect our most intimate relationships?
via Brooklyn Historical Society
From Octavia Butler to Harry Potter to new visionary fiction
Photos and report back from Muslim And...? event
Mar 25
The Loving Story screening with CUNY Law Professor, Victor Goode, and co-producer Patricia Romeu
A discussion about mixed heritage
Marriage equality achieved, now the challenge is finding support for interfaith ceremonies (via The New York Times)
Report back from Between the Door and the Street
Photos from Loving Day 2013 in New York City
Brooklyn Historical Society's Photo of the Week
The history of racial and ethnic categories
Apr 18
How do you describe your Race on the U.S. Census?
Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
Detailed social, economic, demographic, and housing data from the U.S. Census Bureau
Podcast about the changing history of marriage in the United States
Jun 9
Celebrate Loving v. Virginia ~ Free ~ Multicultural ~ Family Friendly ~ Waterfront
May 5
"It's not so much me and Richard, it's the principle, it's the law - I don't think it's right." - Mildred Loving
Mar 11
"You think of yourself as a colored man, I think of myself as a man." - John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Sep 26
Participate in this discussion about mixed heritage co-sponsored by Loving Day, a global network fighting racial prejudice through education and building multicultural community.