First Integrated Prom

posted Apr 23, 12:46 PM by Puffo

Miami’s WPLG is reporting that for the first time at Turner County High School the prom will be inclusive of all races.

Each year, in spite of integration, the school’s white students had raised money for their own unofficial prom and black students did the same to throw their own separate party, an annual ritual that divided the southern Georgia peanut-farming county anew each spring.

You can read the full story here.