It's been a long time for some students who were banned from high school proms in Alabama decades ago - but their day finally came.

Approximatly 2,000 African American students from Birmingham, Alabama finally got to get all dressed up and attend their high school prom this past weekend.

ABC News has more on the event.

Another special prom moment from this past weekend - this one involving a young lady from Florida.

A few weeks back she invited Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade to be her prom date - and, much to her surprise, he accepted.

ABC News has more on her special night.