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Eighteen-year-old Evan Young was supposed to be the 2015 class valedictorian. But his principal prevented him from giving his graduation speech after learning he would announce he is gay.
A group of Georgia high school students are making history by challenging the segregation of their high school prom. Thanks to their efforts and the support of groups like the NAACP, Wilcox County High is holding its first-ever integrated prom nearly 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education desegregated the nation’s school system.