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Only in America: The whites-only prom

Georgia parents stage a prom for white students only — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Students at a Georgia high school held the school's first-ever integrated prom, but a large group of white parents refused to participate, staging their own, whites-only prom. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal called the separate proms a "private issue" and said this was "not something state government needs to have its finger involved in."