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Where and/or how did Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal meet?
Why did Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal break up?
Other Relationship Information about Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal:
In 1965, Walker met and later married Mel Leventhal, a Jewish civil rights lawyer. They became the first legally married inter-racial couple in Mississippi. This brought them a steady stream of harassment and even murderous threats from the Ku Klux Klan. The couple had a daughter, Rebecca in 1969, but divorced eight years later.