earnestine thomas

Earnestine Thomas and fellow African American 1963 high school graduates of Birmingham, Alabama, finally get a prom.

*We were so glad to see Wilcox County High School in Cordele, Georgia, come to their senses and have an integrated prom last week.

Even though it was organized by students that were fed up with the state of affairs, surely the triumph feels the same.

The Class of 1963, may have taken notes from the affair because now a few students have come together to put together the prom they never had.

Earnestine Thomas will be joining in the 50 year celebration of the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, May 17, by having a prom for her and others from several high schools.