On June 12, 1967, the Court unanimously decided Loving v. Virginia in favor of the Lovings, an interracial, married couple from Caroline County, VA.
The landmark Supreme Court case paved the way for the gay marriage movement.
“We had one difference between the African American plight and our own. We were an invisible group of people … People didn’t know who LGBT people were.”
On June 7, 1920, the recently revived Ku Klux Klan hired publicists in an effort to increase membership.
“…they in turn proceeded to separate us and to beat – to jump on each and every one of us.”
“They shot with high-powered rifles through the front door of that house, high and low, and the dog got the bullets that came down low.”