Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, married in Virginia 1958. Authorities broke into their dwelling, arrested them, they usually had been sentenced to a yr within the state penitentiary. This sentence was suspended on the situation that they be exiled from the state of Virginia. Richard and Mildred would spend the following 9 years combating to get dwelling. All of this, as a result of Richard was a white man and Mildred an element black, half Cherokee lady.