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Heritage Film: Prom Night in Mississippi

Phenomenal film about the students, teachers and parents of Charleston, Mississippi as they prepare for the first integrated prom at Charleston High. In 1997, Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman made an historic offer to his hometown high school: He would foot the bill for the school’s senior prom – on the condition that both black and white students be allowed to attend. The offer was originally turned down, and he returned in 2008 with the same offer.  The school eventually accepted and history was made, but not without significant opposition. [Run time: 90 minutes]

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