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A major transformation on Covington’s riverfront is now complete, making the area more walkable and accessible. The finished Covington Plaza stretches from Greenup Street to Madison Overlook — a journey that took two years to complete.
54 years ago, we represented Mildred and Richard Loving in the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia. We won the case and overturned unconstitutional bans against interracial marriage. #LovingDay
Richard and Mildred Loving's marriage was deemed illegal because she was Black and Native American and he was white. Their case went all the way to the Supreme Court. And on June 12, 1967, the couple won. "Loving Day" celebrates the historic ruling.
“Tell the court I love my wife, and it is just unfair that I can’t live with her in Virginia.” It was only a mere 53 years ago that interracial marriage became legal across our nation, thanks to Mildred and Richard Loving. Their courage paved the way for so many. #LovingDay