Five-Fold Increase In New Interracial Marriages 50 Years After They Became Legal

The marriage of Mildred Loving, a part-Native American, part-black woman, and her white husband, Richard Loving, led to the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court that legalized interracial marriage across the country.

Today, one in six newlyweds marry someone outside their race, which appears to allude to a more accepting society.

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