When was the first interracial marriage

Interracial marriages are as old as mankind. Scientific research indicates that our early homo sapiens ancestors probably mixed with Neanthertal men and women. In Europe and later in many of its colonies, interracial marriages were taking place since the earliest days of recorded history.In the US, many (mostly Northern) states either never had laws forbidding interracial marriage or had repealed them early on.In 1967, the very aptly named Loving couple (Mildred and Richard) were the first interracial couple from a Southern State whose marriage was legalized by the US Supreme Court decision declaring all State laws forbidding mixed marriages unconstitutional.

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