Mildred Loving makes Newsweek’s “Remembering Those Who Passed in 2008” list.

Nice to see they were paying attention:

Mildred Loving, 68 In 1958, Virginia police arrested the Lovings in their bedroom for violating state miscegenation laws. Inspired by Martin Luther King and encouraged by Attorney General Bobby Kennedy, Loving took her case to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 struck down the last segregation law. She always claimed her act was personal, not political, but on the 40th anniversary of the court decision, she spoke out for the rights of gays to marry, eloquently passing the baton to the next generation.

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