Loving Day

Loving Day is an annual celebration held on the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Loving v. Virginia on June 12, 1967 striking down state bans on interracial marriage. Use these resources to learn more about the holiday and its significance to Black Jews.

Documentary Series: The Loving Generation

Directed by Lacey Schwartz and Mehret Mandefro

‘Loving Day Is Every Day for Our Family’

In a reflection on the meaning of Loving Day, Be’chol Lashon’s executive director, Marcella White Campbell, writes: “My husband is white and I am black; these things would have been denied us, certainly, if we hadn’t been lucky enough to fall in love in the right place and at the right time.”