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US school holds first integrated prom

One school in Georgia has until now had separate end-of-term dance parties for African Americans and whites.

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Almost 60 years after the US Supreme Court desegregated public schools, one high school has only just had its first integrated prom.

The traditional end-of-term dance party - held in almost every US school as the semester draws to a close - was for the first time attended by both black and white students in the school in Rochelle, in the state of Georgia.

Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports.

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