Oxford University Press Blog (OUPblog) | Loving Day

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Tue, 06/30/2009 - 9:52am -- eddien
June 12th is Loving Day
Peggy Pascoe

Peggy Pascoe is the Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History and Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon. Her book, What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race is America has won two awards from the Organization of American Historians: the Lawrence Levine Prize for the best book on American cultural history and the Ellis Hawley Prize for the best book on political economy or American institutions. In this post, Professor Pascoe shares the history of Loving Day, taking place this Friday, June 12th.