They were married in “Whiteness.” Although the couple initially pled guilty, they later decided to dispute the law, and took their fight all the way to the Supreme Court.
In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously on the side of the couple.
If you grow up in a town with only one non-White family, the intermarriage rate doesn’t really reflect your beliefs.
That’s partially why White people were three times less likely to intermarry in 1980 than in 2014: there were half as many opportunities.
He was really upset that I couldn't tell my parents about him and stated that it shows that I don't love him.