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Criminal Justice & Legal System

Loving Day still celebrating interracial marriage case 49 years later

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This coming Sunday, June 12 is Loving Day.

It marks the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Loving v. Virginia. The landmark decision struck down the criminality of interracial marriage in this country.

They'll be celebrating Loving Day this Sunday in Grand Rapids with a full day of film, music and theater from the Ebony Road Players, a Grand Rapids theater company.

Guest Edye Evans Hyde is the executive director of the Ebony Road Players

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