jaylectricity: I can't for the life of me think of why black people would even want to let white people into their prom.
taxandspend: Hotlanta! I hear they have a thriving gay scene down there
Xetal: I was just wondering how they haven't been sued into bankruptcy yet.
Rapmaster2000: Huge. I'm getting the gay by proxy. Proxy gay they call it, but only tourists call it Hotlanta.
coldf33t: Benevolent Misanthrope: coldf33t: I read TFA and still do not believe it. You have no idea how sensitive racial crap is here. I call BS.You're in Gwinnett, not Macon. Trust me, WORLDS apart. My guess is, you're a carpetbagger (family arrived in the South after 1865). STFU unless you know whereof you speak.I am a Daughter of the Revolution and a Daughter of the Confederacy (I have papers)...so, fark you. :)
coldf33t: I moved here from DC and was totally shocked (yes, TOTALLY) at the racism directed towards whites. If a prom is segregated here....it is because black people want it that way.
"There's a white prom and then we have our integrated prom," said Bloodworth.If any race other than Caucasian tries to attend the white prom, Bloodworth said they "would probably have the police come out there and escort them off the premises."That was the case just last year as a biracial student was turned away by police.It's been that way for as long as anyone can remember, and it doesn't stop at prom - homecoming is also segregated.While still having two separate dances, the school decided to elect only one pair for king and queen for the first time this school year, and one of the integrated prom organizing students, Wallace, won."I felt like there had to be a change because for me to be a black person and the king to be a white person, I felt like, you know why can't we come together," Wallace asked.But nothing changed. Wallace wasn't invited to the white homecoming. In fact, the king and queen took separate pictures for the school yearbook.
bluorangefyre: Rapmaster2000: taxandspend: I love the fact they're not doing away with segregated proms, just making the black prom integrated.Oh Georgie, you'll always be a stain on my birth certificate.Hey! I moved here.Well, not really. I moved to Atlanta, which any True Southerner will proudly tell you isn't The Real South. I will not argue with that.In some aspects it is, such as the oppressive heat and barricade your house because crime is really bad here. BUT they are what the rest of the South should be. Until I see change, I will NEVER move back down there. I want my kids to have a 21st century education, not a 19th century education with 'puters.
taxandspend: I love the fact they're not doing away with segregated proms, just making the black prom integrated.Oh Georgie, you'll always be a stain on my birth certificate.
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