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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

This guide accompanies the Created Equal film series, hosted at F.D. Bluford Library and sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

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SCHOLAR PRESENTER: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Seminar Room 258

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About The Film

The moving account of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia's ban on interriacial marriage. Their struggle culminate in landmark Supreme Court decision, Loving v. Virginia (1967). Directed by Nancy Buirski; produced by Nancy Buirski and Elisabeth Haviland James. A coproduction of HBO Documentary films. Distributed by Icarus Films.

 ~Excerpt taken from the Magazine of the National Endownment For the Humanities Special Edition, August 2013