Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Coming to Dinner Interracial Marriage

Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage months before the release of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, which featured the first interracial kiss in a major picture. The film was groundbreaking for the Civil Rights Era, addressing what was then a stigma around interracial relationships.

There is debate, however, about whether the film encouraged or merely reflected growing acceptance of interracial relationships. 

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