Loving Day and the Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival

The weekend of June 11-12 is a big occasion for Hapa families: Loving Day!

As you might have guessed, Loving Day is a celebration of love and marriage, but that’s not how it got its name. The name comes from the landmark 1967 Supreme Court ruling, Loving v. Virginia, that made it legal nationwide for persons of different races to get married.

Hapa families at the 2010 Mixed Roots Literary and Film Festival

Read more about Loving Day celebrations, including New York, San Francisco, and the biggest West Coast event — the Mixed Roots Literary and Film Festival — on my post in the Race and Ethnicity section of BlogHer.

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