When was the first interracial couple?
The first interracial marriage in what is today the United States was that of the woman today commonly known as Pocahontas, who married tobacco planter John Rolfe in 1614. The Quaker Zephaniah Kingsley married (outside the U.S.) a black enslaved woman that he bought in Cuba.
What was the first state to legalize interracial marriage?
In 1967, the United States Supreme Court (the Warren Court) unanimously ruled in Loving v. Virginia that anti-miscegenation laws are unconstitutional....Laws overturned on 12 June 1967 by Loving v. Virginia.StateArkansasFirst law passed1838Law repealed1973Races white people were banned from marryingBlacks15 more columns