The Loving Generation

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

The 1967 Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia overturned all laws forbidding interracial marriage. The Loving Generation tells the story of how a generation of Americans born to one black and one white parent experience race and identity in a divided United States.

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The Obama Era
4. The Obama Era
January 1, 2017
In the final episode of our series, interviewees explore what the election of the mixed-race Barack Obama meant to them, and the future of race relations in America.
Coming of Age
3. Coming of Age
January 1, 2017
Evolving into one's adult identity can be a complex process. In this episode, members of the Loving generation recount their early-to-mid-adulthoods and explain how they navigate their blackness, personally and professionally.
We Are Family
2. We Are Family
January 1, 2017
Families are complicated, especially when they cross racial lines. We talk to members of the Loving generation about their familial relationships and how they deal with white parents and relatives who may not understand what it is to be black in America.
Checking Boxes
1. Checking Boxes
January 1, 2017
This episode explores the various ways that people from the Loving generation make sense of who they are. It begins with one of the main characters answering the question: What box do you check on a census form, and why?
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The 1967 Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia overturned all laws forbidding interracial marriage. The Loving Generation tells the story of how a generation of Americans born to one black and one white parent experience race and identity in a divided United States. The Loving Generation is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2017.

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The Loving Generation is available for streaming on the Topic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Loving Generation on demand at Apple TV+.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2017