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As Ga. high school hosts first integrated prom, gov. breathes sigh of relief

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High school students in Georgia’s rural Wilcox County held on Saturday their first integrated prom, more than half century since the nation’s high court ordered the benchmark desegregation of public schools, after students campaigned to reconcile their school’s decades-long tradition of extramural, racially-exclusive dances.

The school, whose students number only 400, has not historically sanctioned dances, instead leaving the administration of such events to students and parents. For prom, two private balls, one organized by and for each race, were held.

The unseemly tradition was expected to continue this year, but a vigorous social media campaign by four students, two white and two black, to host an integrated affair earned the Peach State mapdot international notoriety.

And thanks to the efforts of Better Georgia, an upstart band of local progressive agitators, the integration push also meant for Gov. Nathan Deal an unexpected political nuisance.

Sensing the opportunity to marginalize the governor with African American voters, the group publicly demanded Deal intervene. Deal demurred, his aides insisting the governor would not be hoodwinked by a “silly publicity stunt” orchestrated by a “leftist front group for the state Democratic Party.”

But the taciturn response only emboldened the group, whose operatives sowed critical headlines throughout the country. “Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal won’t respond to group’s call to end segregated prom,” one hed, at the highly-trafficked Huffington Post, read. Another from Creative Loafing, a popular Atlanta altweekly, read: “Deal spokesman calls integrated prom push a ‘silly publicity stunt.’”

For now, though, it seems the tradition (and taunting for Deal) has ended.

- James Richardson

  • Johnesmith77

    Don’t worry, next year none of the white students will go to the actual prom at the high school. Their experience with it this year will make them want to re-segregate. My school integrated prom maybe 2 decades ago and when I went to prom (2009, 2010) the whites would take limos to Savannah for dinner and then have a “private” prom at somebody’s house back in town. The actual prom had degraded to rap music, screaming, and fights (just like Detroit, haha).

    • Liberals SUK

      Well it IS a PUBLIC school after all what more to you expect?

  • Jack_Kennedy

    ah, another chance for the gangstas to remind polite society why the segregated in the first place

    it won’t be a problem next year…………….polite society will take care of it themselves

    • jtg

      Oh no.. some liberals that have moved down from the niggafuxated North will DEMAND that YOUR child be “allowed” to intermingle with primates. And the “anything for a vote” rabble that we elected will bend over and grab their ankles for the Steins and Bergs of Ga. Neither of which have any children in public Schools.

      • Johnesmith77

        You’re wrong, Steins and Bergs don’t rule Georgia. Or atleast not yet. Up until about a decade or two ago old families from rural GA ran the state, or at least that’s what UGA’s POLS Ga History taught me.

  • jtg

    “international notoriety.” Sounds about right. More Jew pushed race mixing.. fine for the Goy but not for the “Peoples of the Tribes”.