Freedom's Promise: Loving v. Virginia, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Marne Ventura
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172028
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172021
  • DDC: 346.73
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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In 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested in Virginia for breaking the state’s law against interracial marriage. They later brought a lawsuit, Loving v. Virginia, to the US Supreme Court. In the landmark ruling, the Supreme Court struck down interracial marriage bans. This book explores the story and legacy of this historic court case. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: Mr. and Mrs. Loving.
2: Fighting for Justice.
3: An Uphill Battle.
4: A Historic Decision.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.