Jackson, Mississippi

What is Jackson, Mississippi known for?

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* Mississippi Museum of Art * Mississippi Museum of Natural Science * Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum * The Oaks House Museum Boyd House (The Oaks House Museum) Old Capitol Museum of Mississippi History * Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center * Standard Life Insurance Building

Historic marker Jackson received its first Mississippi Blues Trail designation in honor of the former "Subway Lounge" on Pearl Street. The ceremony was held there and the historic marker placed on the former site of the Summers Hotel, where the Subway Lounge was located in the basement level. When the Summers Hotel opened in 1943, before desegregation, it was one of two hotels in the city available as lodging to blacks. In the 1960s

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in the state capital, Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), by walking into the whites-only main branch of the municipal public library. After beginning the "read-in", the students declined to leave and were arrested by police. The next day, black students at Jackson State College marched to the city jail to protest the arrest of the "Tougaloo Nine", and more demonstrations followed. Charles E. Cobb, ''On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights

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sixty-six nations. Ole Miss is a large university in the state of Mississippi with a total enrollment of 20,844 in fall 2011. The Oxford campus is the second largest main campus in the state with a fall 2011 enrollment of 16,586. The university began medical education in 1903, when the University of Mississippi School of Medicine was established on the parent campus in Oxford. In that era, the university only provided two-year pre-clinical education certificates, and graduates went out of state to complete their doctor of medicine degrees. In 1950, the Mississippi Legislature voted to create a four-year medical school. On July 1, 1955, the University Medical Center opened in Jackson, Mississippi, as a four-year medical school. In 1955, the University of Mississippi School of Medicine moved to Jackson where its curriculum was expanded to four years in the brand-new Medical Center. The University of Mississippi Medical Center, as it is now called, is the health sciences campus of the University of Mississippi and houses the University of Mississippi School of Medicine along with five other health science schools: nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the Oxford campus) http: www.umc.edu medical_center overview.html During the 1930s, an attempt by Mississippi Governor (Governor of Mississippi) Theodore G. Bilbo to move The University of Mississippi to Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), was prevented by then Chancellor Alfred Hume by giving Mississippi legislators a grand tour of Ole Miss and the surrounding city of Oxford. It so impressed the legislators that the move was defeated. Naming the article Each U.S. county is called by the common name of the state, e.g. Jackson County, Michigan. Where needed, a link to the county is placed on a more general entry page, e.g. Jackson contains links to Jackson County, Michigan, Jackson, Mississippi, Jackson, Michigan, and many more. *Shreveport, Louisiana - I-220 (Interstate 220 (Louisiana)) *Jackson, Mississippi - I-220 (Interstate 220 (Mississippi)) *Augusta, Georgia - I-520 (Interstate 520) terminus_b

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20, 1931 in New York City, New York)'' #Freeny's Barn Dance Band - "Don't You Remember the Time" (3:16) ''(recorded December 16, 1930 in Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), Mississippi)'' #Pelican Wildcats - "Walkin' Georgia Blues" (2:56) ''(recorded October 27, 1931 in Atlanta, Georgia)'' '''Tougaloo College''' is a private, co-educational, historically black (Historically black colleges and universities), liberal arts institution of higher education

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. Progress at Gulfside was slowed in 1968 with the formation of The United Methodist Church. Then Black Methodists were finally accepted on an equal footing by White Methodists. But, as was the case with some other Black institutions, integration hurt rather than helped Gulfside. The segregated, all-Black Central jurisdiction, created with Northern and Southern church union in 1939, was disbanded. The Black membership was integrated into the existing White conferences and Gulfside ceased

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, U.S. (United States), the son of a geologist, and he studied petroleum geology at Utah State University. He grew up in Houston, and started writing short stories on his lunch breaks while working as a petroleum geologist in Jackson, Mississippi. In 1987, he moved with his wife, the artist Elizabeth Hughes Bass, to the remote Yaak Valley, where he works to protect his adopted home from roads and logging. Rick serves on the board of both the Yaak Valley Forest Council and Round River Conservation Studies. He continues to give readings, write, and teach around the country and world. He lives in Montana with his family. http: www.narrativemagazine.com authors rick-bass '''''Jackson Advocate''''' is an African-American weekly newspaper in Jackson, Mississippi founded in 1938 by Percy Greene. Mr. Greene was a veteran of World War I and was a Civil Rights leader in the 1940s and 1950s. Greene was determined to make a contribution to the struggle of African-American people in the South during a time when they were severely oppressed by legal segregation and Jim Crow (Jim Crow laws). In 1940 Greene and thirty other publishers formed a consortium of African American newspapers to bring relevant information to black readers in the USA. That association led to the Negro Newspaper Publishers Association, which promoted coverage of injustices against and accomplishments by African-Americans. Front Line Defenders.org: "Human Rights Defender Charles Tisdale" In 1978, Charles Tisdale became the owner and publisher of the Jackson Advocate, positions which he held until his death in 2007.

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ROH stars face each other on WWE developmental show work Pro Wrestling Torch date 2011-09-18 accessdate 2011-09-18 He made his television debut on the October 24 episode of FCW TV, defeating Mike Dalton with the Ricola Bomb. On January 6, 2012, Cesaro made his WWE live event debut

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Valley State University ) was founded in Itta Bena (Itta Bena, Mississippi). In 1969 Delta State University's (Delta State University) Roberts Library was renovated and became the Fielding L. Wright Art Center, with a spacious art gallery created in the old reading room. Mississippi Valley State University's (Mississippi Valley State University) Department of Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences is housed in the Fielding L. Wright Science Complex, and the Fielding L. Wright Memorial Health Fund was established in 1972. After politics Wright left office in 1952, after holding the title of Governor for six consecutive years, and opened a law office in Jackson, Mississippi. He made one last attempt at running for Governor in 1955 but was defeated by James P. Coleman, and after that defeat returned to practicing law full time. Fielding L. Wright died on May 4, 1956 in Jackson and was buried in his home town of Rolling Fork, Mississippi. Biography Williams was born in Raymond (Raymond, Mississippi) in Hinds County (Hinds County, Mississippi) near the state capital of Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi). He graduated in 1938 from Hinds Community College, then Hinds Junior College. Thereafter, he attended the University of Mississippi at Oxford (Oxford, Mississippi) and graduated in 1940 from Mississippi College School of Law, then known simply as the Jackson Law School. In November 1941, he enlisted with the United States Army Air Corps and served as a pilot during World War II; however, he retired from active service after losing the lower part of his left arm as a result of a bomber crash in 1944.

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there on the chart dated for the week of 8 August 1976.Moore's single also achieved hit status in Australia (#5), Canada (#4), New Zealand (#4) and South Africa (#11). Moore's version is included on the soundtrack of the 1996 movie ''Phenomenon (Phenomenon (film))'' and also the 2008 movie ''Made of Honor''. Stone appeared in '' Friends with Benefits (film) Friends With Benefits

Jackson, Mississippi

'''Jackson''' is the capital and since 1944 the largest city of the state (U.S. state) of Mississippi. The city is located on the Pearl River (Mississippi–Louisiana) which drains into the Gulf of Mexico and is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. Lowe, E.N. (1915). Mississippi, its geology, geography, soils and mineral resources. Mississippi Geological Survey Bulletin 12. Jackson: Tucker Printing House. p. 28. Moore, William H. (1965). Hinds County Geology and Mineral Resources. Bulletin 105 Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey. Jackson: Tucker Printing House. p. 33 Jackson is one of two county seats of Hinds County (Hinds County, Mississippi), with the city of Raymond (Raymond, Mississippi) being the other.

The city, the anchor for its metro area, is named after Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and later was elected as US president. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast; one site has been designated for the Mississippi Blues Trail.

It had a decline in population from 184,256 at the 2000 census (2000 United States Census) to 173,514 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The 2010 census ascribed a population of 539,057 to the five-county Jackson metropolitan area (Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area). demographics \ GJA. metrojacksoneda.com The city is ranked third as the best "mud" city among the United States' 100 largest metro areas, according to ''Forbes'' magazine. The study measured overall affordability in living costs, housing rates, and more.

In 2011 USS ''Jackson'' (LCS-6) (USS Jackson (LCS-6)) was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the city. "Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Jackson and Montgomery" DOD press release. March 25, 2011

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