Our theme for #DiverseKidLit in February is Love. Please consider sharing diverse books and resources that support love and families. (As always, the theme is only a suggestion. Diverse posts on alternate topics are always welcome.)
For February’s #DiverseKidLit theme of love, I chose this wonderful documentary novel of Loving vs. Virginia. A few things to note:
Their last name is Loving.
Their crime was loving each other.
This happened in the state of Virginia, whose state slogan is “Virginis is for Lovers.
Had Richard Loving been African American and Mildren white, this case would never had been tried. He would have been lynched.
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