Tag: segregation

prom65838.jpg

Generation Y

Segregated prom tradition yields to unity

Students danced for hours to music provided by Pete’s Mobile DJ Service from Houston DJ Pete Armendariz read about the integrated prom on CNN.com and offered up his services at no cost. (CNN Photo/Brandon Ancil) by Jamie Gumbrecht WILCOX COUNTY, Georgia (CNN) — It’s a springtime tradition in this stretch of the magnolia midlands for crowds to gather at high school students’ proms. They’ll cheer for teens in tuxedos and gowns while an announcer reads what the students will do once they leave this pecan grove skyline.