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Turmoil Of '63 Shut Down Proms; Former Students Dance Again

by Gigi Douban
May 19, 2013 (Weekend Edition Sunday) — Several high schools had to cancel their proms in 1963, during a time of tumultuous civil rights protests across the South, and in Birmingham, Ala., particularly. Fifty years later, some of those African-American students finally got the chance to dance the night away. Gigi Douban reports.

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