Central Point, Virginia, Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act

Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act

I’m 1924, the Virginia State Legislature enacted the “Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act” which criminalized interracial marriage.

Author’s Note:

Im the case Loving v. Virginia, Mildred and Richard Loving, from Central Point, Virginia, helped repeal this Virginia State law by taking their interracial marriage case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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