In 1958 in the State of Virginia interracial marriage not just was considered as immoral, it was beyond the law. Then 96% of the population of the USA were negative to interracial marriages. But Richard fell in love with Mildred, despite disapproving looks and venomous words which him threw following. In Washington they managed to get married, but on it everything did not end. At night into their bedroom rushed the sheriff with assistants and brought to spouses charge. Richard and Mildred decided to fight for the love up to the end and came to the Supreme Court. For the right to love each other they had to pass through hell. "We can lose fight, but we will win war", - Mildred told. War was won in 1967 when through the whole country interracial marriages were legalized.