Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case Symbols & Objects

Powell, Patricia Hruby
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The Crows

The crows symbolize Mildred's family's life. The crows try to fly into the wind, but the wind pushes them back, forcing the crows to go a different way. Mildred says her family is just like those crows. They are shoved about by the legal system and forced to go in a specific direction when they just want to go home.

Judge Leon Bazile's Decision

This court decision is a symbol of the ignorance and prejudice that is prevalent during this time in history. Judge Bazile rules that that the races were originally divided by country and that God never intended for them to mix.

The 14th Amendment

The 14th Amendment symbolizes the equal rights for all Americans, though blacks are repeatedly denied those rights for years. One of Mr. Cohen's main arguments related to the Lovings' case is centered on the basic rights covered in...

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