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Integrating the Prom . . . in 2013

It isn’t often that a high school prom in a Deep Southern small town makes the national news. But if you’re in Cordele, Georgia – which is a short drive due south of Macon; the city’s website proclaims it to be the “Watermelon Capitol of the World” – and you’re holding that town’s first ever racially integrated prom . . . in 2013, then you’ll see the event covered by not only your local newspaper the Cordele Dispatch, but also by The New York Times and CNN Headline News. (To skip… Read more Integrating the Prom . . . in 2013