Jackson, Mississippi

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school growing

Allmusic url He later moved to Atlanta, Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)) where he attended North Atlanta High School. Growing up V listened to Michael Jackson, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Marvin Gaye, Jodeci, and The Isley Brothers. Those were the artists that inspired him to become a R&B singer. He later returned to his old high school appearing on the debut episode of MTV MTV's


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Workman's Biography on LyricsFreak website. birth_date '''Virginia Leigh Owens''' (born April 22, 1975) is a Contemporary Christian music singer songwriter. "Ginny" Owens was born in Jackson, Mississippi, with poor eyesight and has been blind since the age


literary relationship

, and novelist William Alexander Percy — after the death of their parents. Foote began a lifelong fraternal and literary relationship with Walker; each had great influence on the other's writing. '''Lee Maurice Russell''' (November 16, 1875, Lafayette County, Mississippi) – May 5, 1943, Jackson, Mississippi) was a Mississippi politician. In 1926, Whitfield fell ill. He went to Memphis, Tennessee for treatment and returned to Jackson, Mississippi. While he was able to conduct


city jail

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


television variety

City and Philadelphia. Perhaps most notably, the company was given the task of running and reviving the Apollo Theater in New York's Harlem (Harlem, Manhattan). 9E07EFDE1038F931A35751C0A964948260 Inner City Broadcasting Plans to Buy the Apollo, Published: February 2, 1982: New York Times Inner City Broadcasting was also co-producer of the syndicated television (television syndication) variety series '' It's


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a series of cliché struggling actor gigs: bartender, waiter, phone answering service attendant and a handful of Off Off Broadway roles, finally earning a role in the music video for David Bowie's "Fashion (Fashion (David Bowie song))" for which he was paid $50 a day and got to meet David Bowie. He also had a bit part (on cutting room floor) in the film musical ''Annie (Annie (film))''. A few Dutch pilots also had escaped and joined the RAF (Royal Air Force) to fight in the Battle of Britain. In July 1940, two all-Dutch squadrons were formed with personnel and Fokker seaplanes from the Dutch naval air force: 320 Squadron (No. 320 Squadron RAF) and 321 Squadron (No. 321 Squadron RAF) (which afterwards moved to Ceylon). The Royal Netherlands Military Flying School was re-established at Hawkins Field (Hawkins Field (airport)), Jackson, Mississippi. In 1943, an all-Dutch fighter squadron was formed in the UK, 322 Squadron (No. 322 Squadron RAF). Subgroups In addition to their presence in Chicago, the Vice Lords also have a large presence in other cities throughout the United States. These include Detroit, Michigan; Kalamazoo, Michigan;Cleveland, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Memphis, Tennessee;


largest main

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


big+rivalry

to the early-to-mid 1990s, Ole Miss would play many of its big rivalry games, including the heated feuds with LSU (Louisiana State University), Mississippi State (Mississippi State University), Tennessee (University of Tennessee), and Arkansas (University of Arkansas) at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in the state capital of Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), located approximately south of the Ole Miss campus; and to a lesser extent, the Liberty Bowl Memorial


agricultural related

to as the MDAC) is a government department of Mississippi, headquartered in Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi). "Home." Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Retrieved on July 25, 2010. MDAC regulates and promotes agricultural-related (agriculture) businesses within Mississippi. The Department of Agriculture and Commerce was created by the Mississippi Legislature in 1906. **Gulfport (Gulfport, Mississippi) Biloxi

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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