In honor of two American heroes, Richard and Mildred Loving, who asked only to be allowed to marry despite being of two races - and ultimately prevailed - here is a set of photos of them and their beautiful family.
‘The Loving Story’ at International Center of Photography
Edna Earl Gaston Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina postcards in the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Even her baby doll is black. What a beautiful little girl!
Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.
Back row L-R: Tatatty (Comanche) with her niece, Wifeper or Frances Wright (Comanche/African American), and Tatatty's husband, Tatenequer (Comanche) Front row L-R: Henry Wright (Comanche/African American) son of Frances Wright, and his brother, Lorenzano Wright (Comanche/African American) - circa 1910