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Students plan Georgia high school’s first-ever integrated prom

Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, GA became integrated only 30 years ago – but despite desegregation in the classroom, the school has continued to host separate proms for students of different races.

The high school’s annual sponsored prom ended the same year the school accepted integration, but parents continued to fund separate segregated proms up until today.

Now, a group of high school seniors at the middle Georgia school are hoping to end the current practice by organizing the school’s first-ever integrated prom.

http://thegrio.com/2013/04/04/students-plan-georgia-high-schools-first-ever-integrated-prom/
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