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Black and white students finally dance together at Georgia high school's first ever racially mixed prom - SIXTY years after school segregation officially ended






For the first time in the history of Wilcox County, Georgia, black students and white students danced arm-in-arm at prom on Saturday.
Nearly 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was illegal, half of the students from rural Wilcox County High School ended their community's tradition of segregation after raising money for an integrated prom dance. 
The event had all the trappings of a normal high school prom, with couples arriving together in limousines, girls decked in frilly dresses, and badly-synchronized group dances to modern dance hits. 
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