Arts & Entertainment

"The Loving Story" to Screen at Summit Library June 24


SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library will present a screening of the documentary film, “The Loving Story,” June 24, at 7 p.m.

This film presents the moving account of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage.  Their struggle culminated in a landmark Supreme Court decision, Loving v. Virginia (1967), which overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the United States.  

Dr. Christopher Fisher, Associate Professor of History at the College of New Jersey, will introduce the film and facilitate an interactive community discussion.

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Admission to the program is free, and all are welcome, but seating is limited. Registration, suggested but not required, can be done in person or by calling 908 / 273-0350, selection 3.   Doors open 30 minutes prior, with the program co-sponsored by the Summit Free Public Library and Shaping Summit Together, an organization dedicated to helping Summit reach its full potential as a mature, diverse, suburban community.

The Summit Free Public Library is locate at 75 Maple Street.

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