The Multiracial, Multiethnic Theme in Films and Television

Reading:

" Hollywood Interracial Love: Social Taboo as Screen Titillation "by Prof. Carlos Cortes (emeritus Univ. of California, Riverside) in Beyond the Stars II: Plot Conventions in American Popular Film, eds. Paul Loukides and Linda K. Fuller. Published 1991 by Bowling Green State University Popular Press, Bowling Green OH.

Mr.& Mrs. Loving - A 1996 movie for television starring Timothy Hutton, Lela Rochon and Ruby Dee dramatizing the story of Richard and Mildred Loving whose marriage ultimately led to the landmark Loving Decision by the US Supreme Court in 1967 which overturned all remaining anti-miscegenation laws in the US.

Contact: AMEA Film and Television Expert Mary Murchison-Edwords

Celebrities - A listing of notable people, many in cinema, who are or have been interracially married or have multiracial/ethnic parentage.