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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Unbelievable! High school in Georgia bars black students from “white prom”!
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By Pat Cunningham
April 4, 2013 6:21 p.m.



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Let’s see.

My calendar says it’s 2013. But THIS STORY suggests that it’s still the 1950s in Rochelle, Ga.:

They share the classroom, the football field, and the baseball diamond, but the school is still holding on to a vestige of this country’s darkest days of segregation.

“We’re embarrassed, it’s embarrassing,” exclaimed Stephanie Sinnot, Mareshia Rucker, Quanesha Wallace, and Keela Bloodworth.

The group has been friends since the 4th grade and they say they do everything together, except prom night.

“We are all friends,” said Stephanie. “That’s just kind of not right that we can’t go to prom together.”

Stephanie ...

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