wilcox county high school

Georgia High School Holds Its First Non-Racially Segregated Prom

Since the 1970s, Wilcox High School didn’t have an official prom. The students in Rochelle, Ga high school either attended either a spring dance for white students, or a separate event for black students. Last year, four best friends – 2 white and 2 black- wanted...

Students Hold Georgia School’s 1st Racially Integrated Prom

Black and white students in Georgia’s rural Wilcox County danced together for the first time at prom over the weekend. “I feel like we are living Martin Luther King’s dream,” NBC station WMGT 41 quoted student Alexis Miller as saying. Miller, who is white, attended Saturday’s event with...

Georgia Students Want Integrated Prom

In the town of Rochelle, Georgia a group of students are attempting to defy the racist standards that are still intact, by holding the school’s first integrated prom.