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Interracial couples



It was illegal to even have sex with other races in some American states until the 60s


Slavery and imperial attitudes, however, were responsible for making it taboo for centuries.



An unknown couple from the Edwardian era in England on what appears to be their wedding day, circa 1900s. (Picture: News Dog Media


Frederick Douglass with his wife Helen Pitts Douglass, right, and her sister Eva Pitts, centre, circa the 1880s. Frederick was a former slave, turned abolitionist, and then statesmen. Both Frederick and Helen worked to abolish slavery with Frederick directly appealing to Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War, they were also both campaigners for women’s rights. (Picture: News Dog Media)


References

https://metro.co.uk/2018/01/22/photos-19th-century-interracial-couples-incredible-examples-love-triumphing-law-7249514/?ito=cbshare

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