Thursday, April 26, 2007

Whoa dude, school has first integrated prom...this year

Ebony and Ivory...fom CNN

ASHBURN, Georgia (CNN) -- Students of Turner County High School started what they hope will become a new tradition: Black and white students attended the prom together for the first time on Saturday.

In previous years, parents had organized private, segregated dances for students of the school in rural Ashburn, Georgia, 160 miles south of Atlanta.

"Whites always come to this one and blacks always go to this one," said Lacey Adkinson, a 14-year-old freshman at the school of 455 students -- 55 percent black, 43 percent white.
(HT: Feministing) I live in a bubble. Heck, any prom I attend is ipso facto multi-racial.


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