Friday, October 21, 2016

#BLACKGIRLMAGIC #BLACKGIRLSROCK: RUTH NEGGA Is MILDRED LOVING In LOVING And THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER MAG!!!


In 1958, VIRGINIA-natives Mr. and Mrs. RICHARD and MILDRED LOVING were married, and; shortly thereafter; ARRESTED For MARRYING!!!

You see, Richard was WHITE, MILDRED was BLACK, and; in 1958, interracial marriage was illegal in the Commonwealth of VIRGINIA!!!

Actress RUTH NEGGA was born in ETHIOPIA and raised in IRELAND by an ETHIOPIAN Father, IRISH Mother, portrays MILDRED LOVING in the film, LOVING, and covers the new issue of THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Magazine.

--CCG





“It’s obvious there was this beautiful synergy between [the Lovings], some sort of umbilical cord,” says Negga.


The real Lovings, circa 1967, after the Supreme Court upheld their right to marry.

RICHARD & MILDRED LOVING, 1967

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