Mildred and Richard Loving. The Lovings were an interracial married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment.
1) Taylor Books, located on the historic Capitol Street in downtown Charleston, is a perfect little coffee shop and bookstore. Grab a cup of their coffee or a draft beer and listen to a local band play!