Events

Loving - Film Screening and Discussion

February 20

Drinko Library Atrium | Drinko Library | 1 John Marshall Drive

7 pm

Showing of film and discussion by Dr. David Trowbridge, associate professor of history at Marshall. An historical and true love story of Richard and Mildred Loving’s uncompromising experience with the State of Virginia’s 1924 Racial Integration Act, “a law that went to nearly insane lengths to keep anyone with even one drop of black blood from mixing with a white person.” (The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, August 2013). The U.S Supreme Court was the final say in the case, Loving v Virginia.7 p.m. in Drinko Library, Room 402. Reception in Drinko Atrium. Free and open to the public.

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