Georgia Students Hold Their First Integrated Prom

Georgia Students Hold Their First Integrated Prom

Georgia students hold their first integrated prom.

(WMGT)  Dressed in glorious ball gowns and tuxedos, Wilcox County, Georgia high school seniors slipped into limousines headed off to senior prom; it's a celebration of the school's year end and the beginning of a new era.

"I feel like we are living Martin Luther King's dream," said Alexis Miller.

Miller, a Caucasian student at Wilcox County High School, dates an African-American. For decades, separate segregated dances divided the community and forced students like Miller to choose a side, until now. On Saturday night, Miller and her boyfriend dressed up and went to Wilcox County's first integrated prom together.

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