50 years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Loving — Mildred and Richard Loving, who successfully sued the state of Virginia, forcing it to recognize their interracial marriage. That landmark case overturned laws against interracial marriages all across the country.
Dr. James Whitfield recalled in a Facebook post that his school district once asked him to take down a photo showing him kissing his wife. He told Insider that was just the start of a sustained harassment campaign from local residents. At a tense public meeting in July, residents accused Whitfield of promoting “the conspiracyContinue reading “A Texas school district asked a Black principal to remove a photo of him kissing his white wife. Then the community branded him a critical race theory ‘boogeyman.’”
Israel’s parliament is set to vote Monday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that bars Arab citizens of Israel from extending citizenship or even residency to spouses from the occupied West Bank and Gaza. Critics, including many left-wing and Arab lawmakers, say it’s a racist measure aimed at restricting theContinue reading “Israel looks to renew law that keeps out Palestinian spouses”
Yitzhak Pindrus is a member of United Torah Judaism, an ultra-Orthodox party that believes in a homogenous Jewish state An Israeli Knesset member has called for the killing of couples involved in mixed marriages during a speech in parliament. Yitzhak Pindrus is a member of the United Torah Judaism, an ultra-Orthodox party that believes in aContinue reading “Israel: Knesset member calls for murder of people in mixed marriages”