Book Review: 'Almighty God Created the Races' by Fay Botham

9 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last revised: 31 Jul 2010

Date Written: June 24, 2010

Abstract

This review summarizes the history of laws restricting interracial marriage in the U.S. It also discusses the history and personalities of the people involved in Perez v. Sharp and Loving v. Virginia, two important challenges to these laws.

Keywords: Marriage Restrictions, Interracial Marriage, Anti-Miscegenation Laws, Civil Rights, Race Discrimination

Suggested Citation

Oldham, J. Thomas, Book Review: 'Almighty God Created the Races' by Fay Botham (June 24, 2010). Journal of Law and Religion, Forthcoming; University of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-17. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1629823

J. Thomas Oldham (Contact Author)

University of Houston Law Center ( email )

4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204-6060
United States

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