On June 12, 1967 the US Supreme Court ruled in Loving v Virginia that state laws forbidding interracial marriage were unconstitutional. Despite this Supreme Court ruling, such laws remained on the books, although unenforceable, in several states until 2000, when Alabama became the last state to repeal its law against mixed-race marriage. #TodayInBlackHistory
An incredible photo: Stalin fools around in front of the camera of his bodyguard, Lt.Gen. Nikolai Vlasik. Some of Vlasik's photos of Stalin relaxed were spirited out of the USSR in the 1960s to be sold to magazines and newspapers in the West.