What would the Spaniards say if they saw me like this? Interracial Relationships that Changed History. On July 11, , newlyweds Richard and Mildred Loving were asleep in bed when three armed police officers burst into the room. Historians have speculated that their unusual marriage was one of the first of its kind. Upon hearing of the scandal, newly appointed governor of India Lord Rickard Wessesley summoned Kirkpatrick to Calcutta, where he was reprimanded and dismissed from his position. A few years later, Kirkpatrick decided his children should be sent to England to for schooling and to receive Christian names.
Cameron. Age: 22.
Five weeks earlier, the longtime couple had learned Mildred was pregnant and decided to wed in defiance of the law.
Celeste. Age: 20.
A White Woman Searches for Her Black Family
Historians have speculated that their unusual marriage was one of the first of its kind. A year later, Marie-Claude died giving birth to their first child and Huang, heartbroken, followed her a year later. He went on to have two children with his wife. While polls show that interracial marriages across the United States are increasingly accepted, some disapproval is still overt: A Cheerios ad featuring a biracial family sparked so many racist remarks on Youtube that comments had to be disabled.