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.
RICHARD & MILDRED LOVING, 1967