He was called “the Conscience of the Nation.” He was the advisor and friend of Presidents of both parties from Dwight Eisenhower to Ronald Reagan. He served (and eventually chaired) the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. And around the Notre Dame campus (where he was President for 35 years) he was Father Ted. Father Theodore Hesburgh… [Read More]
“Non silba sed anthar (not for self, but for others)” [Ku Klux Klan motto] Based on a true story, Best of Enemies tells the story of Durham, NC, in 1971. When a school for blacks has a fire, the students need to be moved. But where, to a white school? That certainly gets everyone’s attention…. [Read More]
The case, Loving v. Virginia, is considered one of the landmark civil rights cases of the 1960s. This is not the story of the battle to overturn an unjust law—that is merely a side issue in the story. This is the story of the two people whose name is the referent of the case.